Re: Introducing Paul Burgess and his radioactive imagination!
|From:||Keith Gaughan <kmgaughan@...>|
|Date:||Monday, March 10, 2003, 16:04|
Sally Caves <scaves@...> wrote:
> Etabnannery [correct my spelling--and forgive me
> for forgetting the name of its inventor!] is another term for a writing
> system [usually in the roman alphabet] whose characters are fiendishly
> un-phonetic or multi-purpose--to wit: modern Irish--or
Ah, no! ModI orthography is maggelic, but hardly etabnanneric. There's a
rather predictable system in there, it's just to the untrained eye it
doesn't seem that way... :-)
English and French on the other hand are definitely etabnanneric. Oh, yeah!
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