Did Neandertal’s wear make up? Did they know all the words to Dancing Queen? Did they have more style than Homo Sapiens?
These are just some of the questions that come up in response to the Daily Mail’s “Neandertal Make up” piece. Here’s a quote from Professor Chris Stringer,
‘When football fans behave badly, or politicians advocate reactionary views, they are invariably called “Neanderthal”, and I can’t see the tabloids changing their headlines any time soon.’