Editor's Note: Alfred Lubran's article was inspired by the note on page 164 of David Crystal's "The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language" (reviewed in the November 1991 Word Ways); his examples of A, I, N, and T are reproduced below. All words can be found in Chambers English Dictionary.
"Junctures: An Abecedum,"
Word Ways: Vol. 25
, Article 17.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol25/iss3/17