I already wrote this post once, but WordPress ate it (it’s definitely WordPress, and not me not saving it).
Anyway, we need to bring back the thorn. Ot þorn. We don’t need Latin speaking scribes or French speaking rulers to tell us what letters we get to use. Just þink about it. We still make a th sound in English, but it isn’t quite t-h. An actual letter is better.
Þat said, the boat has sailed on æ.