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Scientists discover oldest words in the English language

… and predict which ones are likely to disappear in the future Scientists at the University of Reading have discovered that ‘I’, ‘we’, ‘who’ and the numbers ‘1’, ‘2’ and ‘3’ are amongst the oldest words, not only in English, but across all Indo-European languages. What’s more words like ‘squeeze’, ‘guts’, ‘stick’, ‘throw’ and ‘dirty’ [...]

The Truth About Scientific Research

A claim that’s supported by scientific research has a certain seriousness to it that makes it feel verified and trustworthy. But is it? The Pursuit of Truth Many of the scientific discoveries and inventions that have occurred up until now are absolutely amazing. Using our advanced knowledge to uncover unknown truths is a marvelous thing. [...]