Re: Death of a hypothesis

Elaine Morgan (
Thu, 4 Jul 1996 12:56:31 GMT

In article <4q0ed3$> wrote...

> >:The lower jaw bone has acquired a projection extending downwards and
> >:slighly outwards . The profile of an elephants skull looks like
> >:an old man without his teeth in.
> >:Elaine
> I understand your first statement and why this is confusing to you but
> I don't understand what the second statement has to do with how the
> human mandible projects.

Nothing at all. I just thought it was interesting. And the profile of an
ape's skull doesn't look in the least like the profile of a old man
without his teeth in. That's because the ape does not have a chin.