Re: [OT reversing letters to avoid offence] Re: [Fwd: Re: Swastika to be banned by Microsoft?]

From: Mark E. Shoulson (
Date: Mon Dec 15 2003 - 11:33:22 EST

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    On 12/15/03 11:28, wrote:

    >With the runes though it isn't just double sigels that have the second
    >mirrored, but all double letters. FWIW not only are the sources I learnt this
    >from not reliable on the history of the Futhark, being concerned only with the
    >modern occult use, but they also claimed it was a purely aesthetic matter (and
    >having experimented I agree it's prettier).
    I believe this was done with Linear B as well: doubled symbols often had
    the second one mirror-flipped.


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