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Ideographic Alphabet [sic]

(and chair-reading)

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Ferdinand de Saussure only acknowledged two forms of writing: Alphabetic (letter form and phonetic based) and ideographic (based on pictorial symbols).

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This ideographico-alphabetic type is only to be used to talk about the very specific chair the letter form is based on.


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  7. amazing….
    i can’t speak enlgish very well…
    but in my country we say ” edan dong” for good work..
    thank tou

    Comment by Chesa — January 9, 2009 @ 6:24 pm

  8. Thanks Chesa!

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