On 11/08/2001 06:21:52 AM Marco Cimarosti wrote:

>There was at least one such script. Each syllable was composed by
>horizontal lines, representing the place of articulation (labial, dental,
>velar, etc.), crossed with vertical lines, representing the mode of
>articulation (fricative, occlusive, etc.).
>The script was used some twenty years ago by an Italian school child to
>write secret notes on his diary. Some samples of the script might still
>exist somewhere in my dad's garage. :-)

Clever lad!

That just reminded me of Camion code. I forget all the details, now, but I
seem to recall that it was like this in some respects.

- Peter

Peter Constable

Non-Roman Script Initiative, SIL International
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