Tuesday, January 24, 2006

The FÅ“deralist Papers

When penning the Federalist Papers, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay spelled federal as fœderal.

As this spelling makes one go bug-eyed in a hurry, most current editions use the modern spelling.

Procrastinating? Here's Wikipedia's list of words that may be spelled with a ligature.


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