Farming is what made “f” and “v” sounds possible

UnknownLove to drop F-bombs? Thank the shift to agriculture:

’A new study suggests that the f and v sounds were made easier to pronounce by the change in our diets the invention of farming made possible.
The idea isn’t a new one, but is only now being taken seriously.
Even today, many hunter-gather cultures lack labiodentals in their languages.…’

Via Big Think

  1 comment for “Farming is what made “f” and “v” sounds possible

  1. s c miller
    18 Mar 19 at 9.25 am

    f-f-f-f-finest kind !


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