Dec 14, 2021 • 38M

Why Does the Letter "A" Look That Way?

Also, why do we have the letter "C" when "K" and "S" suffice?

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An alphabet, one of humanity’s greatest innovations, is far from intuitive. Our own English lettering was borrowed from the Romans, of course, but where did they get it from? And where did the concept originate? John has answers.