The Evolution Of The English Alphabet

Published June 29, 2013
Updated September 1, 2017

Evolution Of English Alphabet

Just think: had the Angles, the Saxons and the Jutes not invaded Britain in the fifth century, a little over two billion of us might be speaking something similar to Welsh or Gaelic. Where does the word “English” come from? Englisc, or the name of the Angles’ language.

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