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    A Festive Greeting
    By Robert H Olley | December 24th 2012 01:58 PM | 1 comment | Print | E-mail | Track Comments
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    Until recently, I worked in the Polymer Physics Group of the Physics Department at the University of Reading.

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    A greeting card appropriate to Silchester, about 1500 years ago.

    The English is from a little bit later, more likely King Alfred’s time.  However, for the Britons still living there, although surrounded by Saxons, I have to use Modern Welsh, since only a few Ogham inscriptions from that time survive.

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    Hank
    I'd send you one in the language of the pre-European natives of America, but they never learned to write.