The Anonymous Widower

Diphthongs

My father was a printer and he was a great believer in dipthongs.  In letterpress type they are actually double characters, so they have a nice heavy feel.

So in the last post on Coventry Cathedral, I have spelt mediaeval with an extra “a”.

August 9, 2009 - Posted by | World | ,

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  1. […] and as I was a bit early, I went into the city centre to see the two cathedrals; the destroyed mediaeval one and the new building created in the late 1950s to replace it. The Two […]

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  2. […] would probably be arguing that paedophile is properly spelled with a diphthong. As I said in this post, diphthongs in letterpress type have a really solid […]

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