Transposed Rho and Delta Letter?

Polycarp66 at Polycarp66 at
Wed Mar 20 18:55:42 EST 2002

In a message dated 3/20/2002 11:42:03 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
aei_didaskomenos at writes:

The symbols D and P may be graphically similar, but given that in the
original Greek alphabet delta is represented not by "D" but by an
equilateral triangle, I don't think one could easily confuse the letters
in question.

I don't believe that there was any thought of visual confusion (perhaps 
mental).  I have heard people transpose letters when speaking.  I would 
suppose this could equally well be done when writing.


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