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"Korean alphabet. For over a millennium, Korean was written with adapted Chinese characters called hanja, complemented by phonetic systems like hyangchal, gugyeol, and idu. In the 15th century, a national writing system called hangul was commissioned by Sejong the Great, but it only came into widespread use in the 20th century, because of the yangban aristocracy's preference for hanja."

You've never seen the ABCs look this bizarre and wonderful

Erte Alphabet... I've been lucky enough to see a show of his works... each one of these, individually, will blow your mind!! It's not the best like this, but, I'm obsessed and will hopefully own some day.