End of ADS-L Digest - 28 Sep 1995 to 29 Sep 1995 ************************************************ There are 13 messages totalling 321 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Dropping letters from alphabets 2. Stove/Range (2) 3. H****** Oilers 4. stove/range (5) 5. Switched Candy Names 6. WWW NWAVE abstracts improved 7. 3rd Candy Bar (H****** Oilers Fans, Take Note) (fwd) 8. What Can You Do with a Degree in X ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Sat, 30 Sep 1995 00:53:56 -0400 From: Aaron Drews Subject: Re: Dropping letters from alphabets On Fri, 29 Sep 1995, Tom Uharriet wrote: > What's this I'm hearing about certain letters being dropped from the > Spanish and German alphabets this week? > > > Tom Uharriet > utom[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]admn.712.nebo.edu > I heard the Academia Real of Spain decided to get rid of the "ll" and the "ch" graphs. For some reason or another, I seem to remember it being under some sort of pressure from the EU. The same pressure probably hit Germany and Austria. I'm just glad I'm not the dictionary pubishers...... Aaron Drews