[Spellyans] <y Y> + diacritical

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Wed Jun 25 14:09:34 IST 2008


At 09:00 -0400 2008-06-25, Kernuack at aol.com wrote:

>We modernists really quite enjoy using diacritics! But can someone 
>enlighten me please. I heard that the reason that the KKs don't use 
>diacritics is because Ken George didn't know how to do them on 
>typewriter/computer all those years ago. Can that possibly be 
>true.Surely not.

I'll have to look this up. I wonder if he wrote about it specifically.

Interestingly, as Nicholas has pointed out, George dislikes English 
borrowings because they are English. One would expect him to adore 
diacritics because they are non-English!
-- 
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com




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