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Wednesday, February 3, 2016
The Earliest Ancient Texts
The use of abbreviations was, in fact, extremely common back in the days when people had to go to the trouble of carving letters into stone, and abbreviations were also very common during the Middle Ages, for example, when writing materials were hard to come by. You can read more about the history of scribal abbreviations in writing at Wikipedia.