Re: Response to Everson Phoenician and why June 7?

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Mon May 24 2004 - 22:25:49 CDT

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    Patrick Andries <Patrick dot Andries at xcential dot com> wrote:

    >> I showed my 5 year old some Fraktur (lower case only) for the first
    >> time today. He is only just getting to grips with reading simple
    >> English words. And the verdict ...... 'funny and silly' but he could
    >> still read the words back to me. Anecdotal perhaps but Dean, do you
    >> want me test the other 29 of his class at school before we can be rid
    >> of this fallacious Fraktur analogy?
    > Try with Sütterlin also unified within Latin ;-)

    That's handwriting, Patrick. Come on, you know better. I can't read my
    doctor's handwriting either, but it's unified with Latin.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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