I wish I could write sentences like this

The Sumerians kept four major breeds of sheep: udu a-lum, (udu) gukkal, udu kur-ra, and udu uli-gi.

It comes from a book called Animal Husbandry. The clarity, simplicity, transparency and immediate sense for the common reader is something for which I have been striving for many a decade.

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