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Image 1 - Is Johnny Rotten's Graffiti The New Heritage?
2011-11-21 05:00:56

A new study by archaeologists has been examining marks made much more recently than traditional cave paintings -- graffiti by the Sex Pistols now discovered on the walls of the flat the punk group rented in London in the mid-1970s.

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2009-02-27 10:05:00

France’s prehistoric Lascaux cave drawings are under attack by a fungus that appears as black stains spreading across the legendary mural.

2006-02-07 09:53:02

Cave drawings thought to be older than those in the famed caves of Lascaux have been discovered in a grotto in western France, officials from the Charente region said Sunday.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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