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Re: OT: Gruess (was Comma gets a cure -- in German?)

From:John Vertical <johnvertical@...>
Date:Sunday, July 20, 2008, 15:31
>BTW too bad _uo_ didn't stick as a spelling for /u:/ the >same way _ie_ did for /i:/ -- probably because _uo_ was >written as an _u_ with a ring above rather than as two >letters in linear sequence. Also _o_ with a small _v_ >above occurred! > >/BP 8^)>
They still do <ů> in Czech. For that matter, I wonder why <ie> didn't develop an <ï> allograph. Too thin to add diacritics? John Vertical