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The evolution of the written word across time | Helen Zaltzman

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Published on Feb 12, 2018

“Writing is a way in which information and ideas are transmitted through time, from generation to generation,” says Helen Zaltzman, podcaster and host of “The Allusionist.” She tells the story of a spelling error made on her grandmother’s gravestone … which spans out into a tale of the evolution of our relationship to writing itself.

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