Thursday, July 6, 2006

simplified spelling, enywun?

Proponents of a system of simplified spelling claim that it would decrease illiteracy rates and help children learn to read more quickly.  It would also render spelling bees--simplified spelling proponents picket the national finals every year--obsolete, as "meny utherz cuud do just as wel if speling were simpler."

See the full article at http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/education/orl-a2story0606jul06,0,3079200.story .

(njs)

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/2006/07/simplified_spel.html

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