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8. "RE: Avatar at Work"
In response to message #7
   >>Huh. That's remarkably close to the Greek alphabet.
>I could be misremembering this, but I believe Cyrillic script evolved
>from ancient Greek by way of Byzantium, in somewhat the same way that
>the modern Latin alphabet used in English et al. comes from
>Phoenician by way of Rome.

Basically -- it evolved from a mix of the Greek uncial script (which was mostly used in the 4th - 8th centuries) and a 9th-century Slavic alphabet called Glagolitic. (Which I've long thought looks like a harried Hollywood intern's attempt at an alien alphabet.)

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   RE: Avatar at Work drakensis Apr-26-14 1
   RE: Avatar at Work Verbena Apr-26-14 2
      RE: Avatar at Work Gryphonadmin Apr-27-14 3
          RE: Avatar at Work Proginoskes Apr-27-14 4
              RE: Avatar at Work Gryphonadmin Apr-27-14 5
                  RE: Avatar at Work Proginoskes Apr-27-14 6
                      RE: Avatar at Work Gryphonadmin Apr-27-14 7
                         RE: Avatar at Work laudre Apr-27-14 8
                  RE: Avatar at Work Peter Eng Apr-28-14 9
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