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The origin of language probably didnt come from one place at one exact time It probably came from different places different people in different places I think that for many years man had no language but rather ways of communication Just because man didnt speak doesnt mean that they didnt communicate Much the way that the animals of today can communicate without a language In fact animals play a large part in how I feel language originated I think that man watched animals and followed them not only because of eating purposes but to see how they behaved When man followed these animals they began acting like them They made noises which they made and eventually started calling them by the noise they made This theory not discussed in class called anemontepia was probably the very beginnings of language For an example where do you think we get the name bee It probably came from the sound that a bee makes in flight Other words we get probably came from this theory Words such as moo bark chirp meow and so on come from this monkey see monkey do theory The range of animals does not only bind this theory of how language came to be It also explains many things in our language Words such as chop thud clap snap bang pop hit cry moan sneeze etc all probably have arisen this way For all of the other words and phrases in our language I believe that man just simply made them up There might have been some pre-educated explanation behind them but I think it would be minimal For example did you ever wonder where we got some of the words in our language such as tree rock or sky What if they were backwards and our ancient forefathers called trees rocks Would we ever know the difference now I think not We get a lot of our language from ancient times and
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