Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Fact of the Day: Mace Letter

The letters F, V, U, W, and Y are all derived from a more primitive letter. The ultimate source seems to be an old Egyptian hieroglyph for mace. 

6 comments:

Christine said...

Interesting

Pat Hatt said...

So they are pokey?

RO said...

That's interesting and unusual. Hugs...and Happy Candy Cane Day!

Harry Hamid said...

I've always thought those sort of looked like violent, or at least potentially dangerous, letters.

Martha said...

That's pretty cool info.

Su-sieee! Mac said...

Interesting. I suppose each letter evolved from the way the mace looked when used a certain way.