The Origin of the Letter W



Have you ever wondered
How this letter grew
Into our vocabulary
As double, double U ?

No?

The Roman alphabet did not
Have a W
To fill this gap they used instead
Two U’s (the double U)

UU then morphed into W


Don Matthews
November 2020

Published by donmatthewspoetry

I just like playing round with words. And having fun

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