Γιατί Είναι Κεφαλαίο Το Αγγλικό “Ι”;

28 Αυγούστου 2008 | Κανένα σχόλιο

“Graphically, single letters are a problem,” says Charles Bigelow, a type historian and a designer of the Lucida and Wingdings font families. “They look like they broke off from a word or got lost or had some other accident.” When “I” shrunk to a single letter, Bigelow explains, “one little letter had to represent an important word, but it was too wimpy, graphically speaking, to carry the semantic burden, so the scribes made it bigger, which means taller, which means equivalent to a capital.”

Ολόκληρη η εξήγηση εδώ.

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