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10 Defunct Languages or Writing Systems

10 Defunct Languages or Writing Systems
JFrater, listverse.com

When word of mouth was not enough to communicate shared knowledge in prehistoric societies, images were used. When they were not able to accurately depict the complex concepts of evolving man, words arose. In the list we discover ten languages or…

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Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.

Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.

Francis Bacon, 1561 – 1626

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Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own.

Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own.

Carol Burnett

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A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer.

A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer.

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9 Words That Don’t Mean What You Think

9 Words That Don’t Mean What You Think

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The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.

The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.

Lee Iacocca

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A poor idea well written is more likely to be accepted than a good idea poorly written.

A poor idea well written is more likely to be accepted than a good idea poorly written.

Isaac Asimov, 1920 – 1992

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A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.

A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.

Thomas Carlyle, 1795 – 1881

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