RE: [Clip] Tremas: The Dangers of NTB Forums
- I hear you. There is a plethora of 'facts' that I have gathered that way, and my wife understands that my brain has room for 'those'
facts, but not 'hers'�
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From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Art Kocsis
Sent: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 16:37
Subject: [Clip] Tremas: The Dangers of NTB Forums
At 8/13/2013 07:17 AM, Axel wrote:
><snip>Danger: Notetab forums can be time killers!
>An Umlaut "�" is often the letter preceded or followed by the trema "a�"
>or "�a" but contrary to all other cases...
Not having been exposed to the word "trema" before I had to look it up.
That only took three or four hours. As with all things internet, one link leads to another so into the fascinating world of
linguistics I plunged.
One can (and many do), spend a lifetime studying the history, evolution and usage of just the various glyphs used in languages
around the world so spending only a few hours isn't bad. For anyone interested, Wikipedia is a good place to start.
Meanwhile, back at the ranch...
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