There’s A Tittle In My Title!

John was doing a puzzle today and confused himself with the clues by accidentally covering one of the clue numbers on the crossword with the dot from the i he’d put in for one of his answers.

He showed me what he’d done and referred to the large tittle he’d put in.

This confused me too …

So both of us confused!

Of course I Googled it and discovered that the tittle is the dot on the top of an i or a j.

Extra Info From Me

It turns out that the word tittle is archaic, so not in regular usage. The more modern term is probably a superscript dot!

Tittle also means a little bit, tiny amount, small piece etc

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