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    It would be fascinating to have two children isolated from others to see what would ensue, linguistically of course.
     
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    Children of what age?
     
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    Preferably newborns.. This is hypothetical, before anyone gets their panties bunched
     
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    AGAIN, they communicate as many animals and even plants do, but they do not use language.
     
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    If newborns were isolated from all other humans they would die.
     
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    Oh, FFS, I don't know why I bother.
     
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    Just calling it the way it is.
     
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    If you can't discuss the theory of language, what's the point of starting this thread?

    And on the other topic, since language means tongue, any form of communication involving primarily the tongue is a form of language.

    OK, this has gotten pedantic enough..
     
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    That's what I'm doing.
     
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    Not true.
     

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