"Needless to say, a poem in any proto-language translated into one of its decendants after ten or fifteen millennia have passed, will no longer rhyme."
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Robert Wright, in his article "Quest for the Mother Tongue", The Atlantic Monthly, April 1991.language, randomness, obviousness