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September 3rd, 2009 - 1:41 pm § in alphabet, orthography, spelling

The English Alphabet

Yesterday we saw how English spelling has changed over time. But what about the English alphabet? Have we always written in the same way? The answer is, of course, no – the alphabet has changed several times over the years. The earliest written texts we have of English were in Anglo-Saxon rune[...]