Monkey See (animalinguistics)

Monkey see, monkey do.
Make the monkeys talk to you.

What they say, what they mean,
is there something in between?

People hear, people speak:
Chinese, Latin, English, Greek.

What is crap? What makes sense?
Can they tell the difference?

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