A friend has used the name of Alexander the Great's horse as basis for her email.
Or how easily it is to confuse with different letters and numbers.See below list.
Certain numbers and / letters should not be used!
Just one example: NEVER use the lower case of the letter L: it is identical essentially with the number 1
The number seven is too close to the number one: remember how the Europeans write the number one!?
There are scores of no - nos:
The most infamous is the bane of the modern world: the ZERO and letter O.
Or Letters O D Q
i, Capital I and the umber one 1
Problems continue and are deemed out of the realm of this simple fun analysis.
I tell you when I tried to swap emails with my cousin in Hungary some years ago, I was befuddled that the ubiquitous @ was designated as 'WORM' in Hungarian!
There is not much one can do about this except wonder how a standard shopping list entity became the basis of a new character in the world of emails.
Maybe wars could be declared as a result of grievances over perceived insults?
Why, if Jihad is now configured as a mere struggle by the Muslims - I do not fancy trying to swap email addresses with them.
Ever tried long division in Roman numerals?
How did they survive for maybe 1000 years? It was in spite of Roman numerals