THE ALPHABET EXPLAINED: The origin of every letter

Every letter of our alphabet has a story to tell. Join me for an A to Z of A to Z.

I’ll explain…
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:…
(Thanks to those who suggested I read it)
Weird plurals in English:
Lost letters of the alphabet:


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