Re: ch ligature in a monospace font

From: Richard Wordingham <>
Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2011 19:48:42 +0100

On Sat, 2 Jul 2011 15:59:18 +0200
Philippe Verdy <> wrote:

> 2011/7/1 Richard Wordingham <>:
> > I wonder if anyone has some statistics on the use of CGJ.  Its
> > revised intended use was to disrupt collating sequences, but you
> > may be right about its most frequent use being to disrupt canonical
> > reordering.  A few years ago I concluded it wasn't yet safe to type
> > the Welsh place name Llan͏gollen with CGJ.

> Why do you need CGJ between "n" and "g" ?

Just in case it's collated in Welsh or Tagalog, or something similar.
In this word, the fourth letter is 'n' and definitely not 'ng' (e.g.
Llangollen comes after Llanberis in Welsh alphabeticial order), but in
Welsh you often have to know the word to tell whether 'ng' is one
letter or two.

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