Dieing languages and "easy to learn" spelling

Dan Goodman dsgood at IPHOUSE.COM
Fri Apr 11 18:10:35 UTC 2008

Tom Zurinskas wrote:

> If English speakers don't adopt an English-friendly phonetic spelling
NOW, will they be forced to use one based on another language in the

That's already happened, I believe -- in the time when England's
governmental language was French.

That aside -- _which_ English should the phonetic spelling be based on?
   Will I be forced to spell "egg" and "leg" as if they rhymed with
"beg?"  Will Australians be forced to spell "far" as if it contained an

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