The usage of Z WITH STROKE

Philippe Verdy verdy_p at
Fri Nov 25 10:35:53 CST 2016

And the cursive form of uppercase Z also has a stroke to distinguish it
from the cursive form of uppercase L... So this is not just for maths.

2016-11-25 16:05 GMT+01:00 "Jörg Knappen" <jknappen at>:

> Some anecdotal evidence:
> I was taught by my math teacher (Germany, 1970s) to stroke all  z's (upper
> or lowercase) in order to
> distinguish them from the digit "2"
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