LINGUIST List 14.1172

Wed Apr 23 2003

Media: BBC: 'Earliest writing' found in China

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Message 1: Media: BBC: 'Earliest writing' found in China

Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2003 13:09:34 +0800
From: Karen Chung <karchungntu.edu.tw>
Subject: Media: BBC: 'Earliest writing' found in China

 There's a report in the Science section of the BBC site entitled:

 'Earliest writing' found in China: Signs carved into 8,600-year-old
tortoise shells found in China may be the earliest written words, say
archaeologists.

 by Paul Rincon

 The URL:

 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/2956925.stm

 Karen Steffen Chung
 http://ccms.ntu.edu.tw/~karchung/
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