Ancient Greek

Roger Burton West roger at firedrake.org
Fri Dec 5 11:25:15 EST 2003


On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 08:17:15AM -0700, Otter Perry wrote:

>It's not Greek.  It's English in the Greek alphabet, as somebody has
>already pointed out.

Pet peeve: English written to look Greek by just switching to the
appropriate font. About 90% of it makes roughly the right sound if one
reads it _as_ Greek, but the remainder is wildly wrong...

(Another pet peeve: Russian ditto, which is even more wrong.)

Roger
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