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Re: Nyuu Romaji WAS: Re: A BrSc a? & Nyuu Romaji

From:Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...>
Date:Sunday, April 21, 2002, 8:30
I like the sound of _that_!  World English Spelling.   WES.  A built-in
acronymical explanation of where the first part of my first name comes from.
Too bad it's allochronistic.

Still, them's the breaks.  What you gain on the swings you lose on the

Wesley Parish

On Sunday 21 April 2002 17:10, you wrote:
> > Again I did not come up with this scheme. As spelling reform schemes > go, I am rather fond of the IPA-influenced ITA (Initial Teaching Alphabet) > and it's offshoot World English Spelling (WES). WES looks and feels (& > tastes) more like some sort of organic, futuristic English rather than some > entirely artificially-flavoured bastardization that leaves a funny/weird > aftertaste ;) > > Hanuman Zhang {HANoomaan JAHng} /'hanuma~n dZahN/ > > ~§~ > > _Ars imitatur Naturam in sua operatione._ <from Latin> = "Art is the > imitation of Nature in her manner of operation." > "The most beautiful order is a heap of sweepings piled up at random." ~ > Heraclitus, c. 500 BCE > > ~§~ jinsei to iu mono wa, kinchou na geijyutsu to ieru deshou ~§~ > <from Japanese> = lit. "one can probably say that 'life' is a precious > artform")
-- Mau e ki, "He aha to mea nui?" You ask, "What is the most important thing?" Maku e ki, "He tangata, he tangata, he tangata!" I reply, "It is people, it is people, it is people!"