Re: A weird character I saw last week

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Wed Dec 26 2007 - 17:20:19 CST

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    At 18:01 -0500 2007-12-26, David Starner wrote:
    >On Dec 26, 2007 5:06 PM, Jukka K. Korpela <> wrote:
    >> I would vote for a casual error in data, but I cannot imagine any
    >> particular reason why it would appear. In some other context, it might
    >> be an attempt at adding a diacritic on "w" and producing a wrong one,
    >> but Polish uses no diacritic on "w".
    >But it does, however, use a "diacritic" with a l to produce a w sound.
    >It could be a very confused transliteration--turning it into a w for
    >the readers, and then adding something to indicate it's not really a

    Pretty pointless to speculate when there is no image of the text to examine.

    Michael Everson *

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