From: Mark E. Shoulson (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Apr 28 2004 - 21:35:57 EDT
>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 http://www.bankisrael.gov.il/catal/c39.gif and
>http://www.bankisrael.gov.il/catal/c41.gif 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
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