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Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010, 01:54 AM
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What is believed to be the first ever example of English in a British church has been discovered.

It was written half a millennia ago and its message was serious enough to be painted carefully on the wall of England's finest cathedral.

But now it seems no one can quite decipher exactly what the inscription on the wall of Salisbury Cathedral in Wiltshire actually says.

More: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/7345039/Oldest-example-of-written-English-discovered-in-church.html