Runes and the English letter values assigned to them by Tolkien, used in several of his original illustrations and designs for The Hobbit. << My friend taught me this alphabet a bit. I was fun to write to each other!
When I hear LoTR fans saying this around a bonfire here in the UK for Guy Fawkes Night I always smile and shout MUSTER THE ROHIRRIM! Everyone who gets it laughs and shouts in response too, those that don't look at the rest of us like we're drunk or mad.