Introducing Kede

A week ago Kongo asked for help in naming the newest member of the monkey troop.  Many gentle readers provided some outstanding monkey name suggestions and the decision was difficult.  As Kongo scampered about the country this week between San Diego, Washington, Tampa, and Omaha he pondered all the nominations before settling on Kede (kay-day), suggested by Patrick, Kongo’s youngest who is finishing his doctorate in linguistics at MIT and has become somewhat of an authority on Kinande, one of the Bantu languages of Central Africa where there are indeed a lot of monkeys.  (I’m not making this up).  Read…