From: John Cowan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Oct 02 2002 - 10:12:13 EDT
John Hudson scripsit:
> This ligature is one of the few that survived the extended period of
> ligature-rich cursive Greek typography that began in the late 15th century
> and withered in the mid-18th century.
And (uniquely for a Greek ligature?) was copied into the Latin alphabet,
and is now in use for /w/ in certain French-derived orthographies.
-- John Cowan email@example.com www.reutershealth.com www.ccil.org/~cowan Promises become binding when there is a meeting of the minds and consideration is exchanged. So it was at King's Bench in common law England; so it was under the common law in the American colonies; so it was through more than two centuries of jurisprudence in this country; and so it is today. --_Specht v. Netscape_
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