Seen the latest round of 'hey, we found Noah's Ark' stuff in the news? If not, click here.
The scholars consulted on the article sound about like historical linguists when asked about Proto-World: Trying to be patient, but having to work at it.
So, language fans, next time you're asked about the latest claimed discovery of the Mother Tongue, just quote the Cornell archaeologist Peter Ian Kuniholm: the reported find is a "crock."
Image from here.