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Re: Hypothical language amongst the more brainier dinosaurs
Dinotopian dinosaurs used a simple replacement of Footprints
[creating letters and punctuation] in place of the human English
alphabet. The requirements to 'write' is complex 'dancing-like'
moves. I would think that simple hand slashing or foot
scratching/raking would produce enough simple symbols that could
convey a lot of different words or ideas. I do not see the
development of sentence syntax or words, but multiple symbols could
produce compound words, or more complex ideas.
Are you trying to say that the "dancing" _is_ the language? Or are you
hitting a pet peeve of mine by confusing a language (the thing that
_has_ a syntax, words, and the like) with its writing system, as most
people who talk about language do most of the time?