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    a liitle question

    I'm trying to find out why the pronoun "I" is always written with a capital I. is there any special reason?

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    Re: a liitle question

    Welcome.

    Quote Originally Posted by etymonline.com
    it began to be capitalized c.1250 to mark it as a distinct word and avoid misreading in handwritten manuscripts.
    Source: http://www.etymonline.com

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