[ARCH] Re: Which Came First, Agriculture or Pastorialism? [LONG]
Bruce.Scott at launchpad.unc.edu
Tue Dec 22 18:17:40 EST 1992
claird at NeoSoft.com (Cameron Laird) writes:
> stcmille at panix.com (Steve Miller) writes:
>>[Cameron Laird wrote:] .
>>>3. domestication isn't irreversible. Elk
>>> ("moose" to North Americans) and stinging [...]
>No, I'm serious. Europeans say "elk", and
>mean <<Alces alces>>, which is what all
>English speakers in North America call
>"moose". Any Scandinavians care to confirm
I can confirm it in the case of Germany. The German "Elsch" is the
North American "Moose".
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