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Day: June 19, 2016
https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-most-beautiful-Hebrew-typeface Originally Answered: What is your favourite Greek font, and why? GFS Complutum: Εταιρεία Ελληνικών Τυπογραφικών Στοιχείων There is a Romantic history to Greek typography. The first fifty years of printing started inauspiciously, with poor, crude carved out Greek letters. But they got steadily better, until their apogee in the Complutensian Polyglot Bible of the […]
Are Greek and Latin roots the only atomic words we know so far from which we can build all the compounded words?
I think what you mean, OP, is: are Graeco-Latin stems the only stems from which compound words can be formed in English. The answer is of course no: there are plenty of compounds in English based on indigenous Germanic words, and there were all the way back to Old English. Statecraft. Breastfeed. Windmill. There was […]