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Chris -- 2018-04-11

#1 2005-11-15 18:59:11

From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'Pro-magnon' for 'Cro-magnon'

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. print.php?id=45933&forum=1

He won’t ever stop talking about it and thumping his Pro-magnon chest in every
post He makes from now till next July. Archives/11-06-2003/170029-2.html

Pro magnon, neanderthal…etc., their bones do nothing to prove that we came from them. showMessageRange?topicID=123.topic&start=21&stop=40

He’s just too strong. Especially if his arms are much longer than yours, even if you’re pro-magnon style. ubb.x/a/tpc/f/2363025637/m/14710703/p/3

Read the overview, it says its a game between three tribes, saurian, pro-magnon
and something else. index.php?PHPSESSID=2990251bd979b31e46702ec94ce40b99&topic=3170.msg12823

... between the different stages of man’s development from each successive
stage ie from Lucy to Homo erectus; from Neanderthal man to promagnon man… protected/archive/1996/Jul/0644.html

...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. lofiversion/index.php/t10916.html



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