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Introductory Note by Kevin Alfred Strom: My family preserved some old Norwegian and Norwegian-American periodicals from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and I recall the life rune and death rune being used to mark births and deaths in them — but none of the articles were written in runic…
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BIRDS MAY NOT be so bird-brained after all. A study of Japanese tits has shown they can “speak in phrases”, an ability previously thought to be the unique preserve of humans. Displaying talents that may force us to revise our traditional notions of human superiority, Japanese tits — close relatives…
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Study by Berkeley linguists gives evidence that ‘Indo-European’ languages first emerged ca. 6500 years ago LINGUISTS HAVE LONG agreed that languages from English to Greek to Hindi, known as ‘Indo-European languages’, are the modern descendants of a language family…
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