I've Always Wondered
What Are All These Dots, Then? Part 3. Originally Published February 21-22, 2020.

Well.  We have pierced enough letters with dagesh kal and hazak.  But we still see dots before our eyes!  Last week we mentioned the schwa.  As Mrs. Gallagher taught us in fourth grade and our parents before us, a schwa is written thus:  ǝ.  Did she know that the original word is שְׁוָא which derives […]

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