I think bluecat makes a good point, which Peg did not address. What is consider "written" language? Is a cave drawing that expresses an event considered "written" language, or do we base language just by our current means of dialogue?
I don't know much about the evolvement of language, perhaps those who do can correct me but, I would imagine that a large amount of communities frequently crossing paths is needed to begin to compound enough words to form a proper language. Early man did not have this type of community so perhaps pictures was the only referencable "written" expression.
But thats just my take on the matter.
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