Comment: The "J" character (logo)

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The "J" character (logo)

The "J" character (logo) existed as far back as Latin, but the unique sound it makes today is recent. It actually started as a stylized way to write "I" when it was used as a consonantal "y" sound, and still makes that sound in many other languages. That's why English has retained the name "Jehovah" for God, that would have been pronounced "Yehowah" in the past.

Also, most people don't realize that "Old English" is dated before 1066. I can't tell you how many times I've heard the KJV or Shakespear referred to as "Old" English. 'Tis archaic, but not "Old."

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