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Linear A

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Not much to say, really. You're Linear A, the first alphabet ever written by the proto-Greeks - at least, as far as survives. Unfortunately, you made a bad career move and ended up being used by accountants and fish mongers, rather than to record epics. However, you did manage all your SEC filings on time.

Their Analysis (Vertical line = Average)

  • Ideogramatic Distribution

    They scored 37% on Ideogramatic, higher than 62% of your peers.

  • Syllablic Distribution

    They scored 33% on Syllablic, higher than 58% of your peers.

  • Logogramic Distribution

    They scored 25% on Logogramic, higher than 9% of your peers.

  • Alphabetic Distribution

    They scored 33% on Alphabetic, higher than 67% of your peers.

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