Europeans traveling through the 28 Member State bloc are now able to use their mobile devices more freely, thanks to a top level abolition of mobile roaming charges across the region.
Faroese is a North Germanic language spoken as a first language by about 72,000 people. It is one of five languages descended from Old West Norse spoken in the Middle Ages.
In an emergency, Morse code can be sent by improvised methods that can be easily “keyed” on and off, making it one of the simplest and most versatile methods of telecommunication.
Known as Hangul in South Korea or Chosŏn’gŭl in North Korea, it is still the official writing system of Korea, both South Korea and North Korea.
The bronze inscriptions are one of the earliest scripts in the Chinese family of scripts.
It became one of the most widely used writing systems, spread by Phoenician merchants across the Mediterranean world, where it evolved and was assimilated by many other cultures.
Papyrus is first known to have been used in ancient Egypt (at least as far back as the First Dynasty), as the papyrus plant was once abundant across the Nile Delta. Apart from a writing material, ancient Egyptians employed papyrus in the construction of other artifacts, such as reed boats, mats, rope, sandals, and baskets.
The Pama–Nyungan languages are now the most widespread family of Australian Aboriginal languages, containing perhaps 300 languages.
Cuneiform is a system of writing first developed by the ancient Sumerians of Mesopotamia c. 3500-3000 BCE.
A 2003 report in Antiquity interpreted them “not as writing itself, but as features of a lengthy period of sign-use which led eventually to a fully-fledged system of writing.