How much do you know about non-Latin writing systems? I’ve been bumping into them quite a bit recently. Tom has been taking Mandarin in High School. He has a lot of homework drawing Kanji characters. I’ve been doing a lot of i18n stuff at work supporting non-Latin characters in a rendering pipeline. And, of course, non-Latin TLDs were recently in the news.
These other writing systems are pretty fascinating if you’re only familiar with the Latin ones. Smashing Magazine just had this great article which goes into quite a bit of detail without getting too technical.
Go check it out.