From: Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]
> Spelling is one key thing that makes meaning possible.
> Does that mean there was no meaning for all those millions of
> years of oral culture before spelling came along?
But then, they weren't communicating through internet discussion lists, were
Just being silly,
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PS: I'm not sure about 'millions of years' of oral culture. Tens of
thousands, yes, but millions?