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Thursday, 26 February 2009

'Oldest English words' identified

Some of the oldest words in the English and other Indo-European languages have been identified, scientists believe.

Reading University researchers say "I", "we", "two" and "three" are among the oldest in use and date back as much as 40,000 years.

BBC website

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