How The Alphabet Began

We learned our ABC’s by singing them, and when we had them all memorized we were proud. Twenty-six letters, all neatly arranged, all given equal billing in song. Did you ever wonder where those letters began?

For a fun diversion this Saturday, head over to The Rumpus Blog and learn the origins of all those letters. Author Jason Novak has a humorous and lively illustrated blog post that takes you on a tour of the history of all those letters. It seems the camel posed for several of our early letters.

 

 

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