From: Markus Scherer (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Nov 07 2002 - 11:49:59 EST
Dominikus Scherkl wrote:
>>I don't believe that English readers encountering an fb
>>ligature in the middle of the compound word 'goofball'
>>are confused about where the syllables, and hence the subwords,
>>end and begin.
> That may be because english doesn't use word-concatenations the
> way german do: words like "Krankenversischerungsbeitragserhöhungen"
> become even more unreadable if you hide the in-word boundaries with
> bad ligatures.
"Versischerung" sounds more like Schwäbisch... :-)
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