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    cave people

    Do you think "cave people" here means "prehistoric people living in barbarian world" or "just people enjoying life in the cave for artistic activiey"?

    41)Imagine for a moment a group of cave people highlighted in firelight, watching a woman scratch images onto a cave wall. When she finishes, the woman joins her friends around the fire and begins to tell an amazing story, her face enhanced by the glowing orange light as she gestures at her artwork. Her audience smiles and nods, their eyes wide and curious. They are inspired by the woman’s words and pictures. And the woman, encouraged by their responses, feels proud of her work. What was taking place in that cave? The woman was sharing her way of seeing life and the world with her peers for their consideration and enjoyment. Since the beginning of time, creative people have

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    Re: cave people

    Prehistoric people.

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    Re: cave people

    When we use "caveman/cavewoman/cave people" we are referring to those people millions of years ago who lived in caves.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: cave people

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Do you think "cave people" here means "prehistoric people living in barbarian world" or "just people enjoying life in the cave for artistic activiey"?
    Since the beginning of time, creative people have
    This should have given you a clue.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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