At 10:21 AM 7/25/2007, Diana Manister wrote: >In her book, Kenneally describes the prejudice against the view that human >language development exists in a continuum with other species: Actually, it could be prejudicial to call resistance to such an idea a prejudice. Two of Walker Percy's collections are good on this. __Message in the Bottle: how queer man is, how queer language is, and what one has to do with the other__ is very useful, as is __Signposts in a Strange Land__. Both are at pains to explain the difference between human and animal communication and do it with the novelist's touch. Ken A.