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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • In the former USSR Stalin's own nationality (Georgian people) use their own alphabet, Armenians managed to keep their own alphabet... Only people that never had their own writing before had to adopt either Cyrillic or Latin alphabet. Turkic languages used to use Arabic script for a while, which also wasn't the best for their language...

    Other strange uses:

    Farsi is an indo-european language, but uses Arabic script...

    Kurds living in Armenia write in their language using Armenian language. By the way, Turkis
    • Only people that never had their own writing before had to adopt either Cyrillic or Latin alphabet.

      Hm. What about the Mongolians then? They had a writing system (or two or three!) that the Russians replaced with Cyrillic.

      Linguistically: there's no reason for anyone to use Latin script over Cyrillic tho, or vice versa. They're both equally adaptable to any language.

      Aesthetically: I adore Mongolian Old Script [mongoliatoday.com]; I'm neutral on Latin script; and I think Cyrillic looks horrible in every way for every langu