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Interesting Etymologies 3 : Diacritics

Updated: Mar 27, 2022

Episode 3 takes us on a short tour of diacritics in English, and their absence. The circumflex accent and the acute are often substituted for a missing letter. What looks like an impenetrable and intimidating topic can quickly be understood in context of the etymology.

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