there is a wonderful set of pictures of accents at
http://www2.portal.ca/~tiro/accents.html and it shows a "Cedilla" with 'C'.
another page (http://www.fontzone.com/webtypo/News/N0041.html) says:
The cedilla originates from a small z (zedilla, in Spanish). It transcribed the
sound «s» (soft c) with a c+z combination (Z). One might recall this when
Michael Everson <firstname.lastname@example.org> on 99-07-27 12:00:24
Ar 10:30 -0700 1999-07-27, scríobh Figge, Donald:
>It can be written as a straight, angled line or as an s-like squiggle. It's
>a matter of style. The mark was derived from a small 's.'
No, it was derived from a small cursive z (kind of like a 3). Hence it's
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