The last member of a 65,000-year-old tribe has died, taking one of the world’s earliest languages to the grave. Boa Sr, who died in 2010 aged about 85, was the last native of the Andaman Islands who was fluent in Bo. Named after the tribe, Bo is one of the 10 Great Andamanese languages, which are thought to date back to the pre-Neolithic period when the earliest humans walked out of Africa.
I’m listening to the Company revival cast album and lusting over the incredibly attractive guy across the coffee shop from me. He has my favorite parted hair cut, gorgeous tattoos, and he is reading Hesse. Maybe one day I’ll be that fetching.