Uber "Über", was Re: so help me who?

From: Michael M. Butler (butler@comp-lib.org)
Date: Mon Feb 19 2001 - 11:19:28 MST

Well, the Germans/Europeans started the whole "umlaut turns to appended
e" thing because they were too lazy to take a pen and put in the umlauts
by hand after using one of those newfangled typewriters to write
something. So laziness is time-honored in this matter. :)

Mikael Johansson wrote:
> Cannot even go through the trouble of actually _finding_ the character once they're at nitpicking!
> // Mikael Johansson
> (So who's pickiest now? :-)

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