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Old 03-29-2016, 05:16 PM
Dr. Drake Dr. Drake is offline
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Originally Posted by Johanna
anam cara
Punctum delens strikes again:

anam ċara (/anam xara/) (what popularized the phrase)
anam chara (/anam xara/)

English speakers* seem determined to project their lack of diacritics onto other languages.

*not you: this error is extremely widespread, and this phrase is almost always written cara in English contexts, rather than ċara or chara.