Every letter of our alphabet has a story to tell. Join me for an A to Z of A to Z.
𐦃 The Egyptian hieroglyphics that became our letters
🏛 Why W is called “double U”
🇫🇷 Why do the French call Y a “Greek I”?
💤 Is it ZEE or ZED??
✏️ How I and J were the same for the Romans
🤔 Why we can easily confuse U and V
Let’s get cracking!
A is for Ox by Lyn Davies: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/sho…
(Thanks to those who suggested I read it)
Weird plurals in English: https://youtu.be/3rhxeDInKu8
Lost letters of the alphabet: https://youtu.be/wJxKyh9e5_A