The alt.usage.english FAQ
You can use diaereses in words like "naive" and "cooperate" if
you want. The use of diacritics has declined because of
Linotypes and computers that didn't allow them.
Source: [Mark Israel, 'Spelling: Diacritics', The alt.usage.english FAQ file,(line 6922), (29 Sept 1997)]
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