No one can read it now but archivists & activists

If you do not know much about them, Illitan and Besź sound very different.  They are written, of course, in distinct alphabets.  Besź is in Besź: thirty-four letters, let to right, all sounds rendered clear and phonetic, consonants, vowels and Demi-vowels decorated with diacritics — it looks, one often hears, like Cyrillic (though that isContinue reading “No one can read it now but archivists & activists”

The closest “crosshatching”

“Corwi?” “Boss?” “You know that area: is there any chance we’re looking at breach?” There were seconds of silence. “Doesn’t seem likely.  That area’s mostly pretty total.  And Pocost Village, that whole project, certainly is.” “Some of GunterStrász, though…” “Yeah but.  The closest crosshatching is hundreds of meters away.  They couldn’t have…” It would haveContinue reading “The closest “crosshatching””