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Dec 12, 2019

The limits of my language means the limits of my world. --Ludwig Wittgenstein

The Lost Words
"It had come to our attention that words were slipping out from the mouths and the minds of children, but it was only once the book was complete and beginning to make its way out into the world that this really hit home. In a class full of children I asked who knew what a wren was. Wren, that small brown bird, feathers small as splinters with a sharp song so loud that threads its way through hedges in parks and gardens. Not one. Not even the teacher. An absence of knowledge." Award-winning writer and illustrator Jackie Morris shares more. [more...]

Take Action:For more inspiration, browse through Robert Beard's list of the 100 most beautiful words in the English language. [more]

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