Whistled Languages?


Some people around the world have taken this puckered-up method of messaging to a whole different level of awesomeness. They’ve use piercing whistles for everything from transmitting village gossip, to warning of pirate attacks – with the sounds able to travel for miles! Most whistled languages originate in places where the terrain is rugged and mountainous – and there’s good reason for this. In a lot of these locations, walking to the nearest village would take a long time. And in the age before cell phones, this didn’t leave many communication alternatives.” w/ photos

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