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Agenda Item: "One of the difficulties about language is that you have to use language to think about it.” - Havelock, pg 34.

Language is such a complex entity that I find it difficult to express my sentiments about it. I feel that it is a matter of both oral and auditory means that we must use to discuss language. We would not know language unless it had first been spoken and then repeated. Repetition is the key to oral culture and this can somewhat translate over into written culture as well. When you hear something over and over it becomes engrained in your brain very similarly to the way in which we read things multiple times and then remember them.

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