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Coming Soon To A Keyboard Near You?

Hits: 5103 | Rating: (1.9) | Category: Technology | Added by: Squrlz4Sale
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deyv87
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 300 Posts
Thursday, July 18, 2013 4:08:53 PM
Except that all of those Ћ are supposed to be the proposed "the" symbol.

deyv87
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 300 Posts
Thursday, July 18, 2013 4:07:44 PM
Aah, so where @ and & don't have specific pronunciations of their own since they're symbols rather than letters, Ћ is actually a Serbian Cyrillic letter representing a sound similar to the ch sound in "chew." So "Ћ man threw Ћ ball at Ћ face of Ћ llama" would actually sound more like "Ch man threw ch ball at ch face of ch llama."

Langer
Male, 18-29, Europe
 369 Posts
Thursday, July 18, 2013 2:42:45 AM
http://www.unicodemap.org/details/0x040B/index.html

SavageChef
Female, 50-59, Western US
 1557 Posts
Thursday, July 18, 2013 1:07:32 AM
I liked this, but then again, I am strange and weird. I would use it, but I can't figure out how to type it.

Squrlz4Sale
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 5992 Posts
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 8:06:27 AM
@ MeGrendel: Now now now. I happen to like Michael Moore a lot. But let's not go there; I wanna keep this a fun thread.

Actually, I was thinking one of you conservatives was going to say:

HERE's the perfect Liberal F*cktard symbol: =^.^=

LOL!

MeGrendel
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 3674 Posts
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 7:57:29 AM
Squrlz4Sale-"Ollie, I think you need a "Liberal F*cktard" symbol. That would save you 300 keystrokes a day, at least"

Yeah, imagine if he had this key on his puter...



Squrlz4Sale
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 5992 Posts
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 6:04:11 AM
I like how several of you have risen to Gerry's "F*ck Off And Die" symbol challenge. Very creative bunch you are!

On a related note: Ollie, I think you need a "Liberal F*cktard" symbol. That would save you 300 keystrokes a day, at least. =^.^=

Fatninja01
Male, 18-29, Australia
 24108 Posts
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 5:30:50 AM
MeGrendel way to bring class on here :)

ferdyfred
Male, 40-49, Europe
 8233 Posts
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 12:30:02 AM
Swaywithme
I doth agree, 'thee' is pleasantly romantic


Swaywithme
Female, 18-29, Canada
 3653 Posts
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 12:28:11 AM
I've always pronounced 'the' as more of a.."thuh"
"
When I hear Thee I think of "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" (Hot as f**k)

ferdyfred
Male, 40-49, Europe
 8233 Posts
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 12:27:41 AM
I use Ye,owt,wege,on the morrow, and peasant quite a lot, mainly peasant, and on the odd occasion f ucking potato pulling peasant

Nickel2
Male, 50-59, Europe
 3947 Posts
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 12:24:02 AM
Tch.

beternal
Male, 18-29, Europe
 2041 Posts
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 10:09:40 PM
God how I hated how he was saying 'the'... anyone else think it should sound more like the e in 'her' instead of like the e in 'tree'?

freddyferret
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 11191 Posts
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 9:41:17 PM
THE douche who came up with THE stupidest idea ever needs to have THE poo beat out of him at THE soonest possible time.

OldOllie
Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 11744 Posts
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 9:41:16 PM

AvatarJohn
Male, 30-39, Southern US
 845 Posts
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 9:41:14 PM
What's the ASCII code for that symbol? Is this guy going to volunteer to update every font in existence? Just curious.

Magentab0b
Female, 30-39, Western US
 1453 Posts
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 7:44:40 PM
I love archaic words, I am completely going to start using ye instead of the. This is going to be so much fun. Except, I can't seem to think of anything that needs an article that requires the. Boo. Ye day after tomorrow is ye overmorrow. Yhey are going to go to ye nail salon overmorrow. Damn it's just like learning dvorak.

Runemang
Male, 30-39, Midwest US
 1642 Posts
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 7:41:11 PM
Damn, I still like teh.

deyv87
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 300 Posts
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 6:56:38 PM
Well, & is a squishing together of the Latin word "et", which means "and". @ is a squishing together of the Latin word "ad", meaning "at" or "to." We already had a faster way of writing "the," anyway: "Ye." The 'Y' was originally a symbol referred to as a "thorn" representing a hard "th" sound, but printers didn't have a thorn on hand and so used a 'Y' since it looked closest. We migrated away from 'Y' to "th" by the late 19th century.

In other words, saying "let's sit down and decide how people are going to write" isn't how language works. Unless it's Korean. Or French to an extent. Or modern Latin. Or possibly some other languages I'm unfamiliar with. But that's definitely not how English works.

keith2
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 2517 Posts
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 6:38:45 PM
I can get down with this.

MeGrendel
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 3674 Posts
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 4:08:59 PM
drawman61-"And why is abbreviation such a long word?"

For the same reason the fear of long words is called 'hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia' and the world 'Lisp' has an 's' in it.

"Why do you talk funny?"

"I have a Lith".

"A Lith?"

"No! A lith!?!?! DAMMIT!"

DSDavis008
Male, 13-17, Eastern US
 70 Posts
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 4:08:52 PM
too close to h-bar for reduced Planck's constant

drawman61
Male, 50-59, Europe
 4187 Posts
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 3:50:44 PM
I would've said dumb once but now that typing/texting is everywhere maybe it should have it's own key...as well as &.

And why is abbreviation such a long word?

CreamK
Male, 40-49, Europe
 744 Posts
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 3:43:10 PM
Except "and" is used in every other language in the world, even those that don't use prepositions have words for "or" and "and". For ex we don't have the concept "the" in finnish at all(we also don't have "he" or "she" separately just one word for both sexes but that's another matter..). All the "of", "as" "in" etc are attached to end of words..

Just a funny fact, the symbol "&" is commonly pronounced as "and" instead of our own word for it "ja".. So growing up i learned that the symbol was named "and-symbol" :)

MeGrendel
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 3674 Posts
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 3:33:16 PM
Cursive version for important documents:



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