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Re: NATLANG: French spelling questions

From:Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>
Date:Monday, March 1, 2004, 6:40
At 07:11 1.3.2004, Remi Villatel wrote:

>Benct Philip Jonsson wrote: > >You should have spoken about the 101 ways to write [o] in French. ;-) > > >How French *ought* to be spelled is a whole different >cup of tea. Like to discuss it? :) > >That's funny, I've always said that French should have a phonetic script... >but I've even never worked on the idea! ;-)
My _gymnasium_ teacher in French and Latin, who was also an Esperanto heavy, had a plan. I only remember a consistent use of é /e/ è /E/ instead of _ai_ and â ê ô û for the nasal vowels. /BP 8^) -- B.Philip Jonsson (delete X) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "Truth, Sir, is a cow which will give [skeptics] no more milk, and so they are gone to milk the bull." -- Sam. Johnson (no rel. ;)