Silent Reading, in English

Beginnings of a collection of evidence, none the final word, all clues:

[Melissa/nnylnell posted at unschooling.info:]
Just a historical note: One thing that most people don't know is that silent reading is actually a relatively recent phenomenon -- until the middle ages most people read aloud when they read. There's a really interesting article about it here:
http://www.stanford.edu/class/history34q/readings/Manguel/Silent_Readers.html
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