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Re: News from Maltz

Mark J. Reed (markjreed@gmail.com) [KLI Member]



On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 10:01 AM, <MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com> wrote:
> Why again is the apostrophe <qaghwI'> and not <'ay>?

Probably because in real alphabets you find irregular names (W should
be "we", Y should be "ye", etc.); it enhances verisimilitude.

But it does also fly in the face of the oft-repeated advice that "{'}
is just another letter".

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Mark J. Reed <markjreed@gmail.com>






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