Heartbreak in any language. cf. RadioLab #405
Bed of trombones.
"By the time the letter W entered the Latin alphabet in the seventh century, ampersands had enjoyed six hundred years of continuous use."
homonym |ˈhäməˌnim; ˈhōmə-|noun
1. each of two words having the same pronunciation but different meanings, origins, or spelling (e.g., to , too , and two ); a homophone.
2. each of two or more words having the same spelling but different meanings and origins (e.g., pole 1 and pole 2 ); a homograph.
homophone |ˈhäməˌfōn; ˈhōmə-|noun
1. each of two or more words having the same pronunciation but different meanings, origins, or spelling, e.g., new and knew .
2. each of a set of symbols denoting the same sound or group of sounds.
Photos by Jason Santa Maria.
Alphabet City - a set on Flickr
It’s late on a Saturday night. What do you expect from me?