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The History of Writing

Title: The History of Writing
Category: /History/Ancient History
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The History of Writing
The History of Writing As long as 25,000- 30,000 years BC, humans were painting picture on cave walls. The advent of a writing system, however, seems to coincide with the transition from hunter-gatherer societies to more permanent societies when it became necessary to count ones property. Around 4100-3800 was when we first saw that symbols were used for counting. These were impressed or inscribed in clay. This was when a language started to develop. One of …showed first 75 words of 534 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 534 total…of `I' and used to give a sound of greater consonant force, particularly as the first letter of some words. `U' and `W' are variants of `V' which was being used for two different sounds in medieval England. `V' was introduced to give a soft vowel sound as opposed to the harder consonant sound of `V'. `W' began as a ligature. Two `V' letterforms were joined into `VV' to represent `double U' in 12th-century England.

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