--- In Nostratica@yahoogroups.com, "madlinguistics"
<madlinguistics@...> wrote:
> i first heard of nostratic as the theoretical first language, and
then i read
> in wikipedia that it is mainly Eurasian languages. which is it?

Mostly Eurasian. However, if you accept Afro-Asiatic languages, then
they account for about 40%, so I would say at least 30% of Nostratic
languages are actually principally used in Africa!