Update to the second question summary (was: A sign/abbreviation for "magister")

Janusz S. Bień via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Sun Dec 2 13:29:31 CST 2018

On Sun, Dec 02 2018 at 10:33 +0100, Hans Åberg via Unicode wrote:
>> On 30 Oct 2018, at 22:50, Ken Whistler via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:
>> On 10/30/2018 2:32 PM, James Kass via Unicode wrote:
>>> but we can't seem to agree on how to encode its abbreviation. 
>> For what it's worth, "mgr" seems to be the usual abbreviation in Polish for it.
> It was common in the 1800s to singly and doubly underline superscript
> abbreviations in handwriting according to [1-2], and [2] also mentions
> the abbreviation discussed in this thread.

Thank you very much for this reference to the very abbreviation! I
looked up Wikipedia but I haven't read it carefully enough :-(

> 1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ordinal_indicator
> 2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ordinal_indicator#cite_note-1

Best regards


Janusz S. Bien
emeryt (emeritus)

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