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Ancient Grammar Police: 'Oh, for cryin' out loud...you never end a sentence with a . . .'
"I can't read a thing. They all must have been doctors."
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'Whoever they were, they had an advanced knowledge of fabric care.'
Ancient Egyptian Game Show
Previously indecipherable, Professor Wiggins translates another ancient text using the newly discovered Rosetta phone.
Closed for Renovation
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"Why would I be proud of this? It's my to-do list."
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"Let's hope that with the passage of time the human race will become three-dimensional."
Lost to antiquity.
Walk like an Egyptian
'Better hold up, George - this is a copyright notice.'
An archaeologist sees an ancient Egyptian entrance to a subway.
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"What the...They wrapped me in toilet paper!"
Alphabet soup of ancient Egypt.
We've substantially modified the concept of advertising.
"What part of oil lamp next to double squiggle over ox don't you understand?"
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"It's eagle before snake except after feather."
"I've come across a rather disturbing find, Carstairs!"
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'It's a prescription from my doctor, but I can't understand his terrible handwriting.'
"It says 'knock on the third door to the right and ask for Cleo.'"
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Egyptians discussing hieroglyphic spelling.
"Wait, this is yesterday's."
'Why, 'Dr. Suez' of course!'
"It's neither hieratic nor demotic in its illegibility: I think it's a doctor's prescription."