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Hirsty work: the shortest history of European languages

I have been reading The Shortest History of Europe, by John Hirst (published by Black Inc). It’s 147 pages long (short?), for those who are thinking of writing a shorter one and snatching the title from him. 1,415 more words

All Five Romances

Hans Heinrich Hock: A scholar lying through his teeth - Shrikant Talageri

“My three books present a complete and irrefutable case for the hypothesis that the Indo-European languages originated in India. The data is so varied and complete and so final that I challenge anyone to examine my data, analysis and conclusions and prove where I am wrong. 10,203 more words


My first entry. On οὖθαρ, or rather, on fertility.

Starting a new project is always something unsettling: one never knows how to start, what to say, what to do. After Paolo and I discussed about me entering in this project – i.e. 707 more words



Kindle: To bring to the state of giving birth, used for non-human objects and processes of imagination. It is a process that does not end with birth but with re-kindling. 110 more words