Re: Handwritten EURO sign (off topic?)

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Thu Aug 14 2003 - 12:54:52 EDT

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    At 00:24 -0400 2003-08-14, John Cowan wrote:

    >There are surely other countries that use $ as their currency symbol
    >even though their currency is not called "dollar".

    Such as Mexico, where $ means "peso".

    > > In Portugal, "cÍntimo" (officialy and in practice). It seems that the
    > > changelessness of this name was less severely enforced than the euro's.

    Except in Ireland, though the struggle continues.

    >"Lepton" in Greek was accepted from the beginning.

    "Leptů" pl "leptŠ".

    >And through this revolting graveyard of the
    >universe the muffled, maddening beating of
    >drums, and thin, monotonous whine of blasphemous
    >flutes from inconceivable, unlighted chambers
    >beyond Time; the detestable pounding and piping
    >whereunto dance slowly, awkwardly, and absurdly
    >the gigantic tenebrous ultimate gods -- the
    >blind, voiceless, mindless gargoyles whose soul
    >is Nyarlathotep.

    Now that takes me back....

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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