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…which I keep wanting to type as “piranha”. A mysterious commenter known only as “X” posted a link to this abstract.  I didn’t approve the comment, as the poster was too mysterious, but the article looks interesting, though in a somewhat dubious location on the internet. However, one thing mentioned in the abstract seemed worth …


So, I am reading Dan Everett’s very interesting book Don’t Sleep, there are Snakes. His data and observations I trust very much, but his analyses are bizarre, as the following indicates: Continue readingPirahã