Re: Greek letter names (was Greek & Latin vowels etc)
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, March 9, 2004, 21:58|
On Saturday, March 6, 2004, at 09:04 AM, Ray Brown wrote:
>> Eeeep confusion alert!
>> Since |S-acute| is usually used in Semitic linguistics for the Hebrew
>> |sin|, Lateral-S, using it for Emphatic-S is cognitively dissonant.
> I wonder how many people actually even read it as s-acute. I happen to
> read your mail on a web-browser earlier today (Mozilla in Windows) and
> darn signs appeared as pilcrows! But back on the Mac this evening the
> misuded s-acutes have reappeared.
What's a pilcrow?
<imagining a crow that rolls itself up like a pillbug...>
"this is what is done to one the king desires to honor!"