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Monograms Versus Ciphers Versus Initials

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Monograms Versus Ciphers Versus Initials

Technically a monogram requires more than one letter, a bit confusing since "mono" means one. A monogram requires two or more letters that make a new form, the letters must be so "entangled" that they cannot be separated from the whole. For instance the monogram on the right, SAB, is completely dependent upon all three characters to maintain its form. If one were to remove the "S", both the "A" and the "B" would lose their crossbars. Today when we refer to monograms we are most often actually referencing a cipher which is two or more letters that are not...

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