In the earliest times, writin wis for ordinar a set o picturs, that stuid for wirds or ideas. The Egyptians uised this kind o method in thair upmak o hieroglyphs. Cheenae uises the same thocht the day, whaur a chairacter staunds for a thing raither nor a soond.
It is anerly in the hintmaist few hunder year that maist fowk haes been able tae write an tae read. Till than, eddication wis anerly for the walthy or feckfu, an acause ilka beuk haed tae be shapit by haund, thare war gey few beuks appen compeart tae the billions in the warld the day.