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What did Neanderthals sound like?

Interesting video. Thanks to their relatively short pharyngeal cavity in their supralaryngeal vocal tract (yeah guys, that’s the fun stuff I’ve been writing about all day), they would have been unable to pronounce the vowels [i] and [u].

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