Date: January 20, 2018 05:15PM
That 15th century claim is at odds with a 1633 date (17th Century, honest) I saw...https://nypost.com/2015/02/08/the-stories-behind-the-letters-of-our-alphabet/
This source is a little suspect, particularly the part about "hieroglyphics" (did they mean hieratic?) but I'm not going to give this a lot research because, frankly, it's a lot of histrionics and hyperbole, IMO (and I've got bigger fish on the stove right now).https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J
Have fun with the Wiki information; I found it tough going, I did most of a Master's in English. I can see there are a lot of gaps in my knowledge. It would nice if the $#!% talkers out there would recognize their own limitations, seriously.