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The dot over the letter i is called a “tittle”.
I thought “tittle” was the little laugh I made when I heard words like “tittle.”
sam – nope, that’s a “titter.”
Wikipedia claims a broader definition for the term ‘tittle’.
Tittles must be the aglets of languages.
I care not one jot nor tittle for this fact.
I went looking for definitions of jot to see if it was related in some way, and found:
or Iota, the smallest letter of the Greek alphabet, used metaphorically or proverbially for the smallest thing (Matt. 5:18); or it may be = yod, which is the smallest of the Hebrew letters.
So an i is a jot and a tittle.
That’s just idle tittle-tattle.
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