"The last speaker of an ancient language in India's Andaman Islands has died at the age of about 85, a leading linguist has told the BBC.
Professor Anvita Abbi said that the death of Boa Sr was highly significant because one of the world's oldest languages - Bo - had come to an end."
"Languages in the Andamans are thought to originate from Africa. Some may be 70,000 years old."
BBC - Last speaker of ancient language of Bo dies in India
Times Online - Oblivion for 65,000-year-old tribe as last of the Bo takes her language to grave
Saint Patrick’s Day 2003 - Below is a poem from my 2011 volume March End Prill (BookThug) marking an intersection of the calendar’s circle and history’s line of singularities. Saint ...
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