[ roon-stohn ]
/ ˈrunˌstoʊn /
a stone bearing one or more runic inscriptions.
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If “W” Is Double U, Why Is It Made Of Two Vs?The 23rd letter of the English alphabet is a bit of a wonder. The humble “w” is the only letter of the alphabet with a three-syllable name. It is also the only letter with a name that does not indicate its phonetic use. The complications of “w” are doublefold because of its name, ‘double u’ and its shape, ‘double v’. What’s going on here? In English, …
Origin of rune-stone
First recorded in 1850–55
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