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Doktor_Wunderbar6621 karma

What is the optimum number of chocolate chips per cookie?

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Can peppermint be farmed year round, or is there a planting season and a harvest season?

Doktor_Wunderbar175 karma

What unanswered archeological question keeps you awake at night?

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I see a lot of scientists giving AMAs. I guess you could say they're "plugging" their research, but to whom? Does Reddit award research grants?

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What would the literacy rate have been in the period you study? Would literacy be limited to rulers and administrative personnel, or would craftsmen, merchants, shopkeepers, etc. have been able to keep written records?

Also, do we have any idea how Sumerian would have been pronounced, and if so, how do we know?