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Subject: Re: What a ligatitous society!
From: Gunnar Swanson <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 6 Sep 2002 20:33:34 -0700
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>Apropos the ligature thread, the name is (iirc) Welsh, in which "f" is
>the "v" sound and "ff" sounds as English "f", hence "Dafydd" is a
>biblical king and those named after him, rather than a duck.

You gotta love a language that calls a valley "cwm." (Pronounced not
completely unlike we might pronounce "koom," assuming my memory has
survived the week.)

Gunnar
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