At 11:20 6/5/2002, Lars Marius Garshol wrote:

>It's somewhat annoying that the people writing the story haven't
>figured out that it is a script, not a language, however.

This seems to be a common error in almost every news item I've seen about
Nushu. This, rather better article, identifies Nushu as a 'special written
language', which is closer but still not quite accurate:

John Hudson

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