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  •  U Texas does share some of my interests (1+ / 0-)
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    In terms of what I'm looking at I highly recommend "The debate between Silver and Copper" in the original Sumerian. Sumerian is linguistically unclassified but I often find its words incorporated as prefix, suffix or infix with semitic roots, in Hittite and Luwian.

    I understand they are not carrying forward Carol Justus's work on numerals because they don't want their input to spoil it. I like that attitude.

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    Live Free or Die --- Investigate, Incarcerate

    by rktect on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 04:52:55 PM PDT

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