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Friday, February 27, 2009

Scientists discover oldest words in the English language, predict which ones are likely to disappear FROM Physorg.com

"Scientists at the University of Reading have discovered that 'I', 'we', 'who' and the numbers '1', '2' and '3' are amongst the oldest words, not only in English, but across all Indo-European languages. What's more, words like 'squeeze', 'guts', 'stick', 'throw' and 'dirty' look like they are heading for history's dustbin - along with a host of others."

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