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26 Interesting Facts About Our Alphabet

Here is a bunch of fascinating facts about the alphabet for you to share with your class. How many did you or they already know? My favourite is the letter ‘B’ being a nuisance letter!

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How To Write Messages In Semaphore

What Is Semaphore?

This is a way of sending messages using flags.

These flags are usually square, each one divided diagonally, with each half in two contrasting colours, normally red and yellow.

The name comes from two Greek words: sema, meaning ‘sign’ and phero, meaning ‘to bear’ or ‘to carry’.  So, put together, they mean a sign carrier.

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