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The universality of names

There’s a terrific article by Carol Kaesuk Yoon in the NY Times about research that shows that humans around the world tend to cluster the natural world in highly similar ways, even using similar-ish names.

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  1. on 11 Aug 2009 at 10:47 amnathan


    I am curious to know how this information may or may not jive with some of the argumentation put forth in the book this blog is named after. Joints afterall? : )

    Thanks David,