Questions about the Hebrew letters, or aleph-bet.

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Why shin and sin?

Why does Hebrew use the same letter to represent two different sounds: shin and sin? As far as I know, with the exception of when using a dagesh kal, no other Hebrew letter has this property.
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What letter is not found in Bentching [closed]

Which letter of the alef-beis isn't found in bentching and what is its significance?