Re: Origin and function of language

Yodan Rof€ (
Sun, 30 Jun 1996 00:22:18 -0700

Quite possibly also the other way around, it is not at all sure among
humans who is really choosing whom for mating. The principle is though
that a trait, or a capability could be attractive without having any other
evolutionary advantage, at least in the beginning. After writing the
message I thought that it was quite sexist, and I am glad that I was
called on it.


In article <4qre59$>, (Jan
B€hme) wrote:

> Problem is, at least in my cultural context, women are more eager
> talkers and better at relational-type language than men. Taking this
> into account, wouldn't the most probable answer ther be "to woo men"?
> Jan Bohme