Minoan is an IE language?/Sound Equivalence

JoatSimeon at aol.com JoatSimeon at aol.com
Sat Mar 17 04:01:43 UTC 2001

In a message dated 3/16/01 8:05:01 PM Mountain Standard Time, X99Lynx at aol.com

> This may explain why there are twice as many identified dyslexics in
> English-speaking cultures as in countries with less complex languages,

-- it's not the complexity of the English language that's the problem, it's
the horrors of English orthography.  English spelling was regularized just
when the language was going through a major series of sound-shifts.

As originally pronounced, back in the 16th century, English spelling was
simple and highly phonetic.

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