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Re: A new discovery near Urtalkas

From:JS Bangs <jaspax@...>
Date:Thursday, August 29, 2002, 16:46
Rik sikyal:

> Well, when I say new I don't mean "new". The archaeology dig led by Professor > Hutlarhe 41 orbits ago some 20 measures south of Urtalkas uncovered a mass of > material, including examples of an unknown language. Current estimates of the > age of this hoard vary between 4,300 and 4,750 orbits. > > Anyway, one item was of particular interest to linguists, as it appeared to > be part of a child's primer. Four illustrations are carved into a stone book, > and each illustration is accompanied by a "word".
I find this whole series amusing and interesting. Please, keep it up. My only question: a stone book? Sounds very impractical. How was it bound (you're not clear on this point). Jesse S. Bangs "If you look at a thing nine hundred and ninety-nine times, you are perfectly safe; if you look at it the thousandth time, you are in frightful danger of seeing it for the first time." --G.K. Chesterton


Rik <rik@...>