IT'S spoken only by a few hundred people living in a tiny desert community, and almost exclusively by those under the age of 35.
Jessica E 's insight:
Children are the force behind new languages and changes in language. This is fascinating. Code-switching evolved into a new language. There seems to be some debate over whether Light Warlpiri is actually a creole.
The blood in Irish veins is Celtic, right? Well, not exactly. Although the history many Irish people were taught at school is the history of the Irish as a Celtic race, the truth is much more complicated, and much more interesting than that ...
Though present before the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM, around 24,500–18,300 years ago), microblade technology is uncommon in the lithic assemblages of north-central China until the onset of the Younger Dryas (YD, around 12,900–11,600 years ago).
For almost as long as we've had civilization, we've lost it. There are records going back hundreds of years of explorers discovering huge temples encrusted with jungle, or giant pits full of treasure that were once grand palaces.