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Day: October 21, 2015

Why doesn’t English have diacritics?

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Posted in categories: English, Writing Systems

Been thinking about this question for a little while. I don’t have a firm answer, but I do have some idle chatter. tl;dr (a) English does not have consonant diacritics because England isn’t in Eastern Europe.English does not have vowel diacritics because (b) initially neither did French, and (b) by the time diacritics could have […]

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