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The '27th' letter

The '27th' letter

Every schoolchild knows there are 26 letters in the English alphabet . It seems self-evident that this fact must be as old as the language itself. Surprising as it may seem, as recently as the mid-1800s, there was a 27th letter — one you see on your computer keyboard every day, without suspecting that it once held equal status with A, B, C, and all of their comrades.


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