TIL that the ability to pronounce letters “F” and “V” came from the ancient switch to soft food which resulted in an overbite that resulted in how we say things today.

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This is highly speculative.

Story-Large

Scientists work on research for years discovering how jaw and dental formation affected speech patterns Science journalists/writers/clickbaiters – “omg, now we can say fuck *giggle*“

Corporateart

I have an underbite and can pronounce those sounds without any effort. I know that’s anecdotal, but these researchers were really grasping at straws IMO.

phunktheworld

Fricatives.

savageunderworld

VAP VAP VAP

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