etaonsh wrote:

> Unless you are a Gaulish Druid being
> told by a Roman soldier that your
> way of writing 'th' is
> inferior/unacceptable/outdated/polit
> ically incorrect, or some comparable
> circumstance (and let's face it,
> this happens a lot in alphabetical
> history).

Do you have any evidence to support this particular claim, or the more
general one about "alphabetical history"?

To begin with, what makes you suppose that "a Roman soldier" would
either be aware of or care about how "a Gaulish Druid" writes 'th'
(whatever that means)?
Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...