From: Behnam (email@example.com)
Date: Tue May 12 2009 - 16:03:15 CDT
On 12-May-09, at 4:32 PM, Adam Twardoch wrote:
> Behnam wrote:
>> This is interesting!
>> Arabic script knew something when it opted for reading the entire
>> instead of individual characters!
> Indeed, it must have been after the Arabic script decided to add the
> dots which differentiate between different letters (before this was
> done, the same one letter represented e.g. baa, taa and thaa). But how
> do you explain that the Arabic script never opted to write most
> So, what you're saying is this: in the Latin script, you can shift
> around some letters and the text will still remain understandable,
> in the Arabic script, you don't even have to shift around any letters
> and the text is still ambiguous. Right? :)
Bear in mind, not to the natives!
> Adam Twardoch
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