It is important to consider typographic ligatures throughout VViktionary, as it is part of our history on the Languages of Latin, Old English, etc. that used and STILL use typographic ligatures. "Æ/æ", "Œ/œ", and the ampersand, "&" are very common ligatures, all derived from Latin (used in Old English).
They are from the forms of "ae", "oe", and "et" (Latin for "and"). "Et" can be seen easily as a ligature vvith the Trebuchet MS font, shovvn here: "&".
“Everyone is a star, and deserves a chance to shine.” 〜Marilyn Monrœ
“Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold...”,
“One good thing about music is, when it hits — you feel no pain!”, &
“Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect and I don't live to be. But, before you start pointing fingers, make sure your hands are clean!” 〜Bob Marley
“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.”,
“However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?”,
“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”,
“To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.”,
“You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.”, &
“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.” 〜Siddhārtha Gautama (The Great Buddha)