Dr. Strangelove (Re: More off-topic drivel: Re: Language and English)

From: Eric Chomko <vze2wsvr_at_verizon.net>
Date: Fri Jan 4 21:40:50 2002

Pete Turnbull wrote:

> On Jan 4, 19:34, Sean 'Captain Napalm' Conner wrote:
> > A Plan for the Improvement of English Spelling
> > by Mark Twain
> It is wonderful, although it's not by Mark Twain, but by M.J. Shields in a
> letter to The Economist. It was in response to George Bernard Shaw's
> suggestions to reform the English alphabet by adding 14 letters to
> eliminate spelling anomalies. Another wonder in the same vein is to be
> found at http://www.d.kth.se/~d92-abj/humor/spelling_reform.html. It
> concludes:
> Kontinuing cis proses, ier after ier, we would eventuali hav a reali
> sensibl writen langug. By 1975, wi ventyur tu sei, cer wud bi no mor uv ces
> teribli trublsum difikultis, wic no tu leters usd to indikeit ce seim nois,
> and laikwais no tui noises riten wic ce seim leter. Even Mr. Yaw, wi beliv,
> wud be hapi in ce nog cat his drims fainali keim tru.

The above... don't tell me!.....

Dr. Strangelove, right?

Eric (Grabs hand with black glove and pulls it away from throat with the other

> --
> Pete Peter Turnbull
> Network Manager
> University of York
Received on Fri Jan 04 2002 - 21:40:50 GMT

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