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Chris -- 2011-03-08
It’s assumed the Magnons are in need of a prefix and ‘Cro-’ isn’t a good English one; ‘Pro is the nearest available. The substitution is especially Eggcornish when ‘Pro-magnon’ is used as an adjective. To be Pro-magnon is to favor primitivism and brutaliy. About 400 ghits:
I don’t care what was said to you, calling someone out to the open water or to
the parking lot to “settle” a discussion is childish and pro-magnon. Grow up.
He won’t ever stop talking about it and thumping his Pro-magnon chest in every
post He makes from now till next July.
Pro magnon, neanderthal…etc., their bones do nothing to prove that we came from them.
He’s just too strong. Especially if his arms are much longer than yours, even if you’re pro-magnon style.
Read the overview, it says its a game between three tribes, saurian, pro-magnon
and something else.
... between the different stages of man’s development from each successive
stage ie from Lucy to Homo erectus; from Neanderthal man to promagnon man…
...go to the time Of crusades they needed people like you, or better still set it a while back and join th the tribe Of Promagnon man.