Re: New contribution

From: Mark E. Shoulson (
Date: Wed Apr 28 2004 - 21:35:57 EDT

  • Next message: Dean Snyder: "Re: PUA as the Wild West [was: SSP default ignorable characters]" wrote:

    >Michael Everson wrote:
    >>Print a newspaper article in Hebrew with Phoenician letters and no
    >>one wil be able to read it.
    >It's rather surprising that Phoenician letters are occasionally used to
    >write Hebrew to this day, even though (almost) no one is able to read
    >them. See and
    > for some examples from modern
    >coins. These are of course based on ancient coins, but I can provide at
    >least one other example from an office building near my house.
    I'd be interested in such a building. Anyplace still using Phoenician
    script? Aside from the Samaritans, whose script has evolved some as
    well... Wow.


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