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Talk the Talk: Lost Writing

Tuesday 19th May / presented by Daniel Midgley Ben Ainslie Jane Hebiton

The written word lasts longer than speech, at least in principle.

But what happens when a writing system is lost in the mist of history? Lost writing can be deciphered, but these scripts have resisted all attempts.

Linguist Daniel Midgley makes it clear on this episode of Talk the Talk.

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