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Old 11-04-2012, 09:03 PM   #44
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Lightbulb Alpha Beta

Alphabetically 3=C, 7=G, 11=K, 13=M

Time period ~700 BC–present

The word "alphabet" came into Middle English from the Late Latin word alphabetum, which in turn originated in the Ancient Greek ἀλφάβητος (alphabētos), from alpha and beta, the first two letters of the Greek alphabet...



Alpha and beta in turn came from the first two letters of the Phoenician alphabet, and meant ox and house respectively.The history of the alphabet started in ancient Egypt...


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