â€¢ The native tribe of Tierra del Fuego has a language so guttural it cannot have an alphabet.
â€¢ Guttural means harsh; throaty.
â€¢ During WWII, Americans tried to train bats to drop bombs.
â€¢ A winged penis was the city symbol of Pompeii, the ancient Roman resort town destroyed by Mt. Vesuvius’ eruption. (This reminds me of a song I used to sing “â™ªâ™ª Oh have you seen the pearl necklace around my penis? â™ªâ™ª” and then the song really gets bad.
â€¢ Swahili is a combination of African tribal languages, Arabic and Portuguese.
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Where did you get the information about the inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego? There’s no reason that a language could not have an alphabet. That simply doesn’t make sense according to linguistics. It is possible that they do not have a written language, due to lack of necessity.