sunnudagur, september 03, 2006


Barking dogs. How did that happen? Wolves don't bark. How did that start? Was it territorial? A result of competition for the scraps around human habitation that the earliest dogs scrabbled for and ate? Is the bark at base: "My garbage! Mine! Mine! Mine!"

Or is it (and this is a fertile idea) an imitation of human speech? Is it a mimicking of people yelling at those same dogs? "Get out of there! Get! Get! Get!"

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