EYES TO C, ARMS TO E.
Anthropomorphism is the implication and application of human characteristics applied to a tangible object, theme, or ideal.
A head of lettuce. The shoulder of a road. Arms and legs of a chair. It is natural for humans to assign metaphors based on what is most familiar and comfortable to our knowledge. Language is no different.
Alphabets are the building blocks of language and are quintessential to human thought and fundamental communication. To see the construction of letterforms take the shape and qualities of the human body is appropriate. Time to get nerdy with Matt Yow here.