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Every Word In This Language Is A Whistle
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The Silbo language, which consists entirely of whistles, is native to the island La Gomera in the Spanish Canary Islands. 00:12
The topography of La Gomera allows its inhabitants to communicate with the whistling Silbo language across distances of up to 7 kilometers. 01:46
The whistling language of Silbo is rarely heard on its native island, but certain people continue to use and teach it. 03:22