Orthographic reform as a national priority, an ADS responsibility

Michael Everson everson at EVERTYPE.COM
Fri Oct 12 10:49:28 UTC 2012

On 11 Oct 2012, at 23:36, W Brewer wrote:

> Sounds like a shill for Tom Zurinskas.
> Problem: Prescriptivism, a.k.a. linguistic bullying.
> Solution: Phonemicized orthography. Why hasn't ADS made this a national priority?

Something along Axel Wijk's Regularized English (one of the "weaker" options) is the only thing that would really make sense, in my view.

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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