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Re: English Spelling

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Thursday, December 9, 1999, 1:04
John Cowan wrote:
> Most of it. But if a fairly small number of irregularities are repaired > (there is no reason why there should be nine different pronunciations of > "-ough"), it would be far more so.
And those annoying silent letters in debt, doubt, island, aisle, sword, etc. -- "Old linguists never die - they just come to voiceless stops." - anonymous ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor