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Why is the alphabet in that order?
Thats how the cosmos was originally ordered, when they decided the letter order.
When you arrange the world in base 26, the letters just fall into that order naturally. Something about the shapes.
What about alphabets with other numbers of letters?
That sounds sensible, thank you. I believe we can draw a line under this issue now.
Hot cross buns are available all year round (very valid point, MaryAnn). Why, then, are people absurdly obsessed with them at this particular point of the year?
that this was going to be like a questions and answers thread. Touching on any subject matter whatsoever.
I'm a bit disappointed.
It still can be.
Like, start with G, see what I care!
do people get "cows licks" in their hair?
(im angry that my fringe aways sits in two parts)
Like some people get a double crown at the back of their heads. Perhaps.
It's the order in which each letter was invented.
Then why aren't W and J at the end?
W evolved out of V and J split from I? So they just tagged them after their father letter(s).
over here, a Ladybird is a former first lady
It's ok though, I was pretty sure that one would fail. All of like 3 other people on the boards might get it.
was pointing out what "LADYBIRD SEX" conjured up to my mind
WHY THE 'a'?
Bush dynasty sex joke too.
by not knowing what you were on about. besides which, you were just piggybacking onto my implication of a joke. riding my coattails, etc.
Or I'll be forced to go anti-domestic abuse adverts on your arse.
That didn't even make sense. Face it, you need me.
I'm coming for you.
What's Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen going to do about it?