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  • Mar 23, 2012
  • 11:10 AM

When the alphabet is not the problem

Siarl Ferdinand / UB Post
For many children (the Mongolians of the future) the Mongolian Script is a 'stupid alphabet' and they 'hate it' because 'it is difficult to learn.' Many Mongolians argue that it is useless because, in their words, nobody writes in Mongol Bichig any more. Finally, another group of people claims that its use would close Mongolia to the world. But are these affirmations really true?

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