The youngest letter of the Russian alphabet
Today's hard to imagine that once the letter "e" ... simply did not exist in the Russian alphabet.
No, of course, the sound was, but he put it in writing in a different way - the letters "io": matіory, іolka, іozh. And it was November 29, 1783 was held a meeting of the Academy of Russian Literature, on which the new letter was approved.
And all this time, do not cease debate about the necessity of its existence.
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