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Daily Mini-Quiz

10:04 UK time, Friday, 27 June 2008

eszett.jpgThe answer to today's Daily Mini-Quiz is the German letter, the Ezsett.

It has just been officially recognised by the International Organisation of Standardisation (ISO), as a lower and upper case figure of the alphabet.

This ruling comes as a setback to moves in Germany to scrap the Ezsett from the alphabet because it takes up the space of a capital letter.

Its use has been in decline in recent years and is often replaced by a a double S. It has already been scrapped in Swiss German.

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