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Sat Jan 26, 2019, 01:26 AM

10 letters dropped from the Alphabet.

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Reply 10 letters dropped from the Alphabet. (Original post)
Crutchez_CuiBono Jan 2019 OP
bobbieinok Jan 2019 #1
TreasonousBastard Jan 2019 #3
yonder Jan 2019 #2
PoliticAverse Jan 2019 #4
forgotmylogin Jan 2019 #5

Response to Crutchez_CuiBono (Original post)

Sat Jan 26, 2019, 02:03 AM

1. Thanks for posting!! Info v interesting. Knew about 'thorn',

Are the ae and oe related to German umlaut a and umlaut o?

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Response to bobbieinok (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 26, 2019, 02:29 AM

3. I believe they are from classical Greek, but it's 2AM and I'm not...

looking it up now.

What I found interesting is that the "uu" became "w". But German uses a "w". Maybe it didn't back in the 17th century, but that's another thing I'm not looking up now.

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Response to Crutchez_CuiBono (Original post)

Sat Jan 26, 2019, 02:08 AM

2. interesting and thanks

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Sat Jan 26, 2019, 03:48 AM

4. And what about all the letters beyond Z?...


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Response to Crutchez_CuiBono (Original post)

Sat Jan 26, 2019, 04:38 AM

5. This scratches the rarest geeky itch!

Love it!

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