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panlives
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A British family with a bizarre speech deficit 
has led linguists to FOXP2: a gene that begins to 
explain how our ancestors acquired language.


http://discovermagazine.com/2011/oct/08-......ur-cells
"Is there any point to which you would wish to draw my attention?"
"To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time."
"The dog did nothing in the night-time."
"That was the curious incident," remarked Sherlock Holmes.
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ARTHUR: (to caveman) It's on a triple word score and... I've explained the rules to you... put down the jawbone!"

FORD: Arthur, what are you doing?

ARTHUR: Trying to teach the cavemen to play Scrabble. It's uphill work. The only word they know is "ugh" and they can't spell it!
"There's no time to lose," I heard her say.
"Catch your dreams before they slip away."
"Dying all the time, lose your dreams and you could lose your mind.
Ain't life unkind?"
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