The History of C
The Semites word for throwing a stick was Gimel. That was what they called the letter C. In Egyptian Hieroglyphics it probably looked like a boomerang. In classic Latin, the letter C looked like this: >. Then in the 3rd century, the letter C took on the look of a capital G which was then introduced for the g sound but the C still kept the K sound. It is not certain but it is believed that the C represented G only at an early time while K was used for the k sound. In Greek it had the look of a crescent moon.
C stands for the catcher in baseball.
C stands for the center in basketball.
In Canadian TV, the C is a symbol that the show is meant for kids.
On our report cards, C means it is an average grade.
In dollars, c or ¢ stands for cent.
C is also the size of a battery.
In gold, C means Carat.
There are also C-clamps that hold quilt frames together or is used as a
C stands for comet in space.
C is a note in music.