From: Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Jun 12 2006 - 00:48:13 CDT
-On [20060611 22:38], Richard Wordingham (email@example.com) wrote:
>'ffrench', 'ffinch' and 'ffife' are all English surnames. Just google for
>them! I didn't mean to cause confusion. I'm not aware of this phenomenon
>in any other language, though surnames beginning with a uncapitalised
>grammatical word are common enough.
In Dutch names starting with ij are written IJ and not Ij. Say a city like
Capelle aan den IJssel, or a name like IJzersmid, et cetera.
Not sure if this also causes problems for what you are dissecting.
Realistically we should be using the special glyph, but almost everyone I know
doesn't even realise we have a specialised glyph for this.
-- Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <asmodai(-at-)in-nomine.org> / asmodai イェルーン ラウフロック ヴァン デル ウェルヴェン http://www.in-nomine.org/ Only in sleep can one find salvation that resembles Death...
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