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Old 31-05-2014, 05:55 PM   #68
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Letter V comes from the Semitic letter Waw, as do the modern letters F, U, W, and Y..In Greek, the letter upsilon 'Υ' was adapted from waw to represent, at first, the vowel [u] as in "moon". This was later fronted to [y], the front rounded vowel spelled 'ü' in German..In the International Phonetic Alphabet, /v/ represents the voiced labiodental fricative..In English, V is unusual in that it has not traditionally been doubled to indicate a short vowel, the way for example P is doubled to indicate the difference between 'super' and 'supper'. However, that is changing with newly coined words, such as 'divvy up' and 'skivvies'..V is the only letter that cannot be used to form an English 2-letter word in the Australian version of the game of Scrabble.. C also cannot be used in the American version..In Japanese, V is often called "bui" (ブイ). This name is an approximation of the English name which substitutes the voiced bilabial plosive for the voiced labiodental fricative (which does not exist in native Japanese phonology) and differentiates it from "bī" (ビー), the Japanese name of the letter B..In Irish, the letter 〈v〉 is mostly used in loanwords, such as veidhlín from English VioLin...


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Thorne lies east of the River Don, on the Stainforth and Keadby Canal, and is located at approximately 53°36′30″N 0°57′30″W, at an elevation of around 16-foot (4.9 m) above sea level, on the Yorkshire side of the border with Lincolnshire. The civil parish of Thorne includes the village of Moorends to the north..With my brains and your looks, we could go places..Thorne is a surname of English origin, originally referring to a thorn bush..The Thorne motto "Vincere Vel Mori" literally translates "Conquer or Die"...Long Q the Dole Q Ya Know Lazzza.. You should know everything about the Thorn business.. I've just opened a letter box that was sent from Isisrael.. It belonged to Bugenhagen, they found it near his skeleton..Thorn was a dog who received the Dickin Medal in 1945 from the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals for bravery in service during the 2nd World War..Typographically, the lower case thorn character is unusual in that it has both an ascender and a descender..The rune is an adoption of the Latin letter D (while the d rune takes its shape from an Italic variant of the letter san).. It is absent from the earliest Vimose inscriptions, but it is found in the Thorsberg chape inscription, dated to ca. AD 200..First, the region of Thorn was a swamp nearby the Roman road between Maastricht and Nijmegen..Thorn Junction is a locality in Humboldt County, California. It is located 9 miles (14 km) west-southwest of Garberville, at an ELEvation of 984 feet (300 m)...
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