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"From Http://Members.Aol.Com/Lassailly/Tunuframe.Html" wrote:
> Ruhlen says that the probability that two words of two different languages
> sharing both similar phonostuff and semebedoo are not relative cognates is
> almost zero.

Actually, the probability is quite high, depending on just how much
leeway you have.  http://www.zompist.com/chance.htm provides a great
analysis of just how probable it is.

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