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posted by LaminatorX on Thursday February 20 2014, @01:25AM   Printer-friendly
from the somebody-call-in-Enoch-Root dept.

Thexalon writes:

"University of Bedfordshire professor and applied linguist Stephen Bax has decoded 10 words of the baffling Voynich Manuscript. He focused on proper names that would match the accompanying drawings, which allowed him to find similar drawings in other books of the period."

 
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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Thursday February 20 2014, @01:38AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday February 20 2014, @01:38AM (#3047)

    Damn if that doesn't take me back to 1997.

  • (Score: 2, Funny) by evilviper on Thursday February 20 2014, @02:16AM

    by evilviper (1760) on Thursday February 20 2014, @02:16AM (#3073) Homepage Journal

    Damn if that doesn't take me back to 1997.

    You must be new here.

    I mean, it's no Beowulf cluster of naked and petrified Natalie Portmans covered with hot grits and confirmed by Netcraft.

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    • (Score: 5, Funny) by Anonymous Coward on Thursday February 20 2014, @02:31AM

      by Anonymous Coward on Thursday February 20 2014, @02:31AM (#3079)

      Thinking about it... We're all new here!! :)