February 24, 2004

Cat Talk

Previous discussion of animal communication on Language Log has focused on overblown and misleading claims. An angle that we haven't considered is what animals might have to say. According to this report in the Watley Review, cat fanciers were so upset with what they heard from their cats that they lynched the inventor of a device that provides real-time translation between Cat and English when he demonstrated the device at a cat show.

Posted by Bill Poser at February 24, 2004 11:28 PM