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The rationale behind alphabetical order in Human:
• 1 vowel, 4 consonants, 1 vowel, 4 consonants...
• Impulse vowel (ɔ) at the beginning, culmination vowel (a) at the centre, cadence vowel (ɛ) at the end.

#conlang #alphabet #language #letters #linguistics #human #langtwt
• Impulse nasal (m) at the beginning, culmination nasal (n) at the centre, cadence nasal (ŋ) at the end.
• Pure letter (h) at the centre.
• Elemental vowels follow the order of the Elements: Water (u), Air (e), Fire (i), Earth (o).
• Non-nasal sonorants near their elemental vowel: Water (ʋ), Air (l), Fire (j), Earth (r).
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There is a long history of litigation over the publication of unpublished diaries and letters under copyright law and confidential information. I was surprised to see the Australian newspaper today publish such material today, without any indication that they had permission.
See for instance the UK precedent of HRH Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers Ltd [2006] EWHC 522 (Ch) ucpi.org.uk/wp-content/upl… #copyright #confidentialinformation
And the Australian case of Commonwealth v John Fairfax & Sons Ltd ("Defence Papers case") [1980] HCA 44; (1980) 147 CLR 39 (1 December 1980) dealt with confidential information and copyright and unpublished government documents www6.austlii.edu.au/cgi-bin/viewdo…
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Okay guys we are only 47% there to see The Letters of MR James funded, if it isn't funded by you lovely supporters then James's letters will stay in boxes in the Cambridge archives, if you were planning to support best do it now, here: unbound.com/books/casting-…
Thread 1. Tbf I still can’t get over the day I went to my local book seller (a really knowledgable gal) & asked if #MRJames’s letters & diaries/journals were published, (this was when I was doing my Masters on James) when she said no, I was incredulous...& realised that a PhD was
2. Doable on #MRJAMES now that I have my PhD on James I want to get his letters published like (it seems) every other author of any level has, Wilde, Woolf, Keats all of their letters are accessible but to see James’s you have to know how to access The Cambridge archives and not
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Let me share some things with you, I'll do my best to put it into words,and Let those the Creator of all Reality our Heavenly Father should have to see, see. Today we're going to talk about #Letters and stuff. #alphabetsoup
Let's look at a more controversial Alphabet, #Hebrew, where we even get the English word above from, Aleph Beth. Remember #children #Layers meanings within meanings #hmmyeeealright
So what letters stand out to you? Tha's nice, those which I noticed most are T-taw, Q-Qoph, And W - Waw or is that a Y, why oh me oh my? #WhyWomenKill #Youtube #Y
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Around 3000 BCE in eastern #Europe, a Proto-Balto-Slavic #language started to diverge from #ProtoIndoEuropean.

The #Slavic branch of the #IndoEuropean #languages began about 2,000 years later when Proto-Slavic deviated from Proto-Balto-Slavic.

[Image: commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Balt…] Source: The Indo-European L...
As the #Slavic-speaking area expanded during the first millennium CE (striped area on map), Proto-Slavic transitioned to Common Slavic. The #language underwent minor changes that occurred mostly uniformly across eastern #Europe, thereby maintaining mutual intelligibility. A map of eastern Europe sho...
Around the year 1000 CE #CommonSlavic began to split into the South, West, and East branches to which all modern #Slavic #languages belong.

Roughly 315m people speak a Slavic #language, mostly in Eastern #Europe (including the #Balkan peninsula), #CentralAsia, and #Siberia. A map of Europe highlightin...
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