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WARREN ELLIS chronofile-minimal
“In Roman bas-reliefs the barbarians appear as bearded and snub-nosed, and as is well known, the word itself alludes to a defect in language and therefore in thought (bar-bar, “they are stuttering”).”

Inventing the Enemy by Umberto Eco
barbarians  umbertoeco  stutters  stuttering  language  words 
december 2013 by robertogreco

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