From: Mark E. Shoulson (email@example.com)
Date: Tue May 04 2004 - 20:14:47 CDT
Peter Kirk wrote:
> On 03/05/2004 19:03, Michael Everson wrote:
>> Wedding invitations are routinely set in Blackletter and Gaelic
>> typefaces. I bet you £20 that if an ordinary Hebrew speaker sent out
>> a wedding invitation in Palaeo-Hebrew no one would turn up on the day.
> And I bet you £20 that is an ordinary English speaker sent out a
> wedding invitation in Suetterlin no one would turn up on the day. Now
> we just need some gullible couples to put our challenges to the test!
Well, it doesn't need to be a wedding invitation, does it? I'll give it
a try; I've downloaded a Sütterlin font, and I'll type up a small
document and see if I can get some English-readers to read it or
Even if they can't read it, I'll bet they can recognize it as Latin
letters and possibly English, which was not so for Paleo-Hebrew and Hebrew.
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