• The earliest form of the letter W was a doubled V used in the 7th century by the earliest writers of Old English; it is from this <uu> digraph that the modern name "double U" comes.
  • When type setters were readying the presses for printing the pressure was on, so for speed, all the upper case letters were on the top shelf and all the lower case letters on the bottom. Back then the presses used metal plates, with the letters being kept in timber cases.
  • Check with the Roman alphabet, all caps and no punctuations

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