Re: Optometry symbols proposal

From: Leo Broukhis (
Date: Thu Apr 01 2010 - 12:06:42 CST

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    On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 8:58 PM, Andrew West <> wrote:
    > Actually, I noticed the other day that the OED uses an horizontal E
    > facing upwards, represented by the entity #horizE# (see
    > <>). However, it
    > transpires that the only usage of this entity in the dictionary is in
    > the entry for the word "letter" where it is used to represent the
    > Chinese character 山 in a quote from Joyce !

    They could have used Cyrillic Ш for that. And, also, in early XIX
    century Russian print the capital Т looked like an upside-down Ш, so a
    font-specific Т may be enough to represent the last of "Illiterate Es"


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