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The last three letters of the alphabet

The development of the alphabet is quite an interesting field of study. I started on a series of blog posts on the subject, and one day I hope to find the notes, which I don’t think I’ve seen since before … Continue reading

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The distribution of letters in English

Here are some fascinating graphs showing the distribution English letters words. Can anyone think what we can do with this knowledge? Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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The distribution of letters

Ever wondered how the letters are distributed within words? Have a look at these graphs, which show letter frequency at the beginning, middle & end of words. In this analysis, letters in more frequently used words have more weight. The … Continue reading

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How did writing begin?

A fascinating subject from the mists of time: How did writing begin? Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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The development of the alphabet

The internet is a wonderful thing. You never know what you will find next, or where interesting things will turn up. My husband found this animation of the development of the alphabet on PistonHeads. I think it is interesting how … Continue reading

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