carolingian

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Re: why does english have capital letters?  •  May 19, 2010, 3:30pm  •  2 votes

In short, the reason for the use of capitals in writing English, and other languages, is a tradition with roots on aesthetics, not on linguistics. As for the accuracy of what I said, it is a good idea

Re: why does english have capital letters?  •  May 19, 2010, 3:04pm  •  5 votes

Porsche10x, scrictly speaking, a language does not have to do with its writing system. Languages like Turkish for instance changed their writing system from the Arabic-based Ottoman script to a modifi

Re: why does english have capital letters?  •  May 19, 2010, 12:02pm  •  10 votes

English does not have capital letters. The script it uses has. And the reason is tradition. The capital script was designed by sculptors in ancient roman times and acquired prestige since it was used