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Re: CONLANG Digest - 15 May 2000 to 16 May 2000 (#2000-134)

From:Marcus Smith <smithma@...>
Date:Wednesday, May 17, 2000, 6:58
At 5/17/00 02:15 AM -0400, you wrote:

>> Has _no_ modern language ever done it? > >Yes, when there's been an official organization to declare correct >usages, like the French Academy, which when founded, changed something >like 25% of French spellings, especially replacing vowel-s with >vowel-circumflex.
Is there a "German Academy"? There was a German spelling reform inacted a few years ago, but I have never heard of any official organization in charge of German usage. Perhaps I've just missed references to it. Marcus