From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Mon May 03 2004 - 08:00:35 CDT
At 08:56 -0400 2004-05-03, John Cowan wrote:
>Michael Everson scripsit:
>> You can buy books to teach you how to learn Sütterlin. Germans who
>> don't read Sütterlin recognize it as what it is -- a hard-to-read way
>> that everyone used to write German not so long ago.
>Sure. At some point, the same was true of Palaeo-Hebrew and
>Square Hebrew, no doubt. Jews returning from Babylonian
>exile with their nifty new Aramaic-style glyphs probably
>saw PH inscriptions around them here and there.
And REJECTED them as being a different script.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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