21 08 01 23 19: Robb Hill, [log in to unmask] a écrit / wrote:
> What is that little letter "o" with a line below it that is set so the top
> of the "o" is at the top of the em square and the line below it is about
> midways down. It is sometimes used in the abbreviation for "number." As in
> "N" + the character in question.
a and o superior are used in Spanish typography for numbers such in address
Doctor Esquerdo, 58 4ºB
Some Spanish typographers prefer the line designed with them to fit with
By extension, we can use it in France and others countries for the Nº, but
really few French really use it. People use wrongly degree instead because
apparent in keyboard.
Salutations, Jean-François Porchez
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