Silbo Gomero: The whistling language of La Gomera

Crazy to think, but yes, there is a whistling language. It is alive and thriving on the island of La Gomera in the Spanish Canary Islands. Some interesting facts about “el silbo gomero”:
-It is taught to children in primary schools throughout the island.
-It is a phonetic language.
-It has more than 4,000 words.

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