RE: New Public Review Issue: Proposed Update UTS #18

From: Michael Maxwell (
Date: Fri Oct 05 2007 - 10:10:01 CDT

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    Mike (not me, an imposter using my name :-)) wrote:
    > I used to be fluent in written Spanish, but despite that, I
    > never considered ch, ll, or rr to be single characters. I
    > think I did a Spanish crossword once where ch went into a
    > single square.

    Ch/ch (and Ll/ll, but not AFAIK rr, which never appears word-initial in Spanish) was considered to be a single letter until it was voted out in 1994. There's a good summary of that (as well as the history of 'ch' diagraphs in some other languages) at

       Mike Maxwell
       CASL/ U Md

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