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Re: chicken in America: from Asia? (cont.)
> : While the linguistic evidence that is put forth is imposing, only
> : discovery of actual remains in datable pre-Columbian sites will put this
> : argument to rest. However, if chickens were not a Pre-Columbian
> : introduction, their rapid spread may give some real insight into cultural
> : diffusion that will upset many cherished beliefs. Wayne Childers
> Either way, anti-diffusionists will have a problem with the chicken!
Well, as the paragraph above summarizes, diffusionists have a problem
with the chicken: No remains.