Trivia Crack Answer: 26 letters
About Modern English alphabet has 26 letters
The English alphabet, consisting of 26 letters, is a Latin alphabet (or also a Roman alphabet), which of course stems from the Greek alphabet. The English alphabet and language was first written in Anglo-Saxon futhorc runic alphabet, a system long descendent from the runic alphabet of Elder Futhark, which is the oldest form of the runic alphabets. Runic alphabets are letters which together were used to form various Germanic languages long before the birth of the Latin alphabet. So the Anglo-Saxon futhorc was in use around the 5th century until the 7th century when Christian missionaries came to introduce the Latin script, existing in parallel and slowly mingling with these earliest forms of Old English. Many old characters of early English became obsolete, and what was once old soon became modern English. New characters were introduced in the 16th century to replace old ones and further specify sounds previously categorized with broader accents like ligatures. These included the letters u and j. This happened through to the 16th century.