words that have descended largely unchanged from a language that died out as the glaciers retreated at the end of the last Ice Age. Those few words mean the same thing, and sound almost the same, as they did then.
It’s a fascinating read about the ever-changing — and sometimes immobile — landscape of language.
Photo Credit: From the Turtleback book by Roger Hargreaves
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