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Deciphering ancient papyri is like trying to read a doctorâ€™s handwriting, and thatâ€™s what researchers are asking people to do.
Word of the Day
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'