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Celebrate the successful revival of the Isle of Man’s ancient tongue as UNESCO marks International Mother Language Day.
The Enduring Voices Project helps save two traditional languages from being erased with the power of the internet.
‘All things must pass,’ sang George Harrison. With time, suns turn into ice, civilizations into dust, and species go extinct. And so ‘black dwarfs,’ ‘biodiversity loss,’ not to forget ‘Armageddon,’ have all become part of our daily alphabet. Strange planet… though the risk of a 6th species extinction wave is quite real (see my previous…