A week or so ago, before I had my own blog, I tried to comment on this interesting post from John Wilkins on his blog Evolving Thoughts: Why are there still monkeys?
For some reason, the comment never made it through, but what I said was:
The best words on this topic are sung rather than written: http://www.emeraldrose.com/monkeys.htm
Even the caveat is perfect:
For you science purists, yes, we considered the title "We Come From Genetic Precursors To Monkeys" but it was rejected on artistic grounds.And you can even get the MP3 for free!