The modern alphabet's roots date back more than 5,000 years to which ancient civilization?
The Phoenician aleph symbol would eventually become our modern letter "A". The original symbol stood for:
- A house
- An ox's head
- A river
- A camel's tongue
In the Old English alphabet the letter "Y" was pronounced with a "th" sound as in "Ye Olde Shoppe." This letter was called a:
What is the name of the "&" symbol?
Helvetica, Times, Palatino, and Ariel are all different ways to write the alphabet. These are all examples of what?
The study of language and its structure is known as:
What was the standard writing style for business correspondence prior to the widespread adoption of the typewriter?
- Spencerian Script
- American Cursive
- Washington-Style Writing
- Scriptus Americanus
In writing, the top part of an "h" and the lower part of a "g" are known as:
- Uppers and Lowers
- Highs and Unders
- Ascenders and Descenders
- Shafts and Daggers
Some letters have two dots over them like in Mötley Crüe. What are the dots called?
How many letters are in the English alphabet?