Category Archives: stupid

Gibberish font — ~2000 AD, USA

There is a highly entertaining site “Hanzismatter” which is dedicated to helping people figure out just what exactly that tattoo they got really says in Chinese or Japanese. The authors of that site were somewhat puzzled by the number of … Continue reading

Posted in Rating: 4 "Huh, interesting!", stupid | 2 Comments

Pahlavi — 150 BC, Iran

As a result of Alexander the Great tromping through Central Asia, Greek deposed Imperial Aramaic as the official language of the region.  However, although Alexander might have been great, didn’t have much staying power: he died at age 32.  His … Continue reading

Posted in Abjad, Evolved slowly from parent, Rating: 3 "I did not know that", stupid | 4 Comments