Posts Tagged 'Ampersand'

10 Letters Dropped From The Alphabet [video]

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The Ampersand – All You Need To Know

ampersandFrom sitepoint –

We see the symbol all of the time. Elegant, curved, infinitely malleable. But what’s the origin of the mysterious and ubiquitous ampersand? How can you choose which one is the best version to use? Read on to uncover all you wanted to know about this ancient tool of text:

Continue reading HERE.

 

Australian Proposes New Letter For Alphabet

the-sBuzzfeed reports that Paul Mathis, an Australian restaurateur, has a new symbol that can replace the word “the”. Interesting idea; don’t think it will happen in the next ten years.

Read about it HERE and HERE

 

12 Letters That Didn’t Make The Alphabet

wordplay-smMental_floss reports –

You know the alphabet. It’s one of the first things you’re taught in school. But did you know that they’re not teaching you all of the alphabet? There are quite a few letters we tossed aside as our language grew, and you probably never even knew they existed.

Read about forgotten letters such as; Long S, Wynn, Yogh, Ethel and 8 others, HERE

 


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