We can all sort things by alphabetical order. We all know our ABCs. But no one knows why the alphabet itself is arranged alphabetically. There is no rhyme or reason — the order of the letters seems to be arbitrary. From what historians understand, the order of the alphabet is the way it is because, well, it's always been that way.
Why Is The Alphabet In Alphabetical Order?
And more completely arbitrary things.
Written by Curiosity Staff September 8, 2016
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