[ par-uh-glif ]
/ ˈpær ə glɪf /
the printing of the positive and negative of a radiograph superimposed in slight misalignment to give the effect of a relief.
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Who’s To Blame For Weird English Spellings?Let’s be honest: It’s practically impossible to be a “good” speller in English. The way words are spelled in English just don’t match how they are pronounced. Why, English language, why? Well, we can start by blaming William Caxton and the printing press. Diving into the historical context Let’s begin at the beginning, though: England, 1476. Norman French presence was in decline as the Bubonic Plague …
Origin of paraglyph printing
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