Trial cutting out useless letters from words
  • Petitioned Spellcheckers, the Press, the public

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Trial cutting out useless letters from words

    1. valerie yule
    2. Petition by

      valerie yule

      mount waverley, Australia

There is a big problem of literacy. Most peple cannot spell words with surplus letters. Many adults and children ar baffld permanently by them. e.g. guardian, guarantee, discipline, thorough, through . http://home.vicnet.net.au/~ozideas/spelling.htm#word
home.vicnet.net.au/~ozideas/spelling

2011, Yule, Valerie 'Recent developments which affect spelling. On the possibility of removing the unnecessary difficulties in English spelling, while leaving the basic appearance of English print intact.' English Today, 107, vol 27, No 3. Sept 2011, pp 62-67 http://journals.cambridge.org/repo_A839oLF6

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    • richard kissack DOUGLAS, ISLE OF MAN
      • about 2 years ago

      spelling is arbitrary not fixed so why not loosen the rules?

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    • Geoff Greig AUSTRALIA
      • about 2 years ago

      Present Sellng is rong and needs to be corected

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    • Richard Comaish BECKENHAM, UNITED KINGDOM
      • over 2 years ago

      I'm a spelling reformer, and played a part in devising the Qixpel spelling reform system

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    • Richard Sliwka TRONDHEIM, NORWAY
      • over 2 years ago

      complicated spelling = bad spelling

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    • LORIE C WEEDEN KNOXVILLE, TN
      • over 2 years ago

      There shd be a stoppage in this illiteracy words, and that 's not valuable for our students learning how to read words. Education is a continuos process but not this type of spelling words adding more imjuries to theEnglish learners. Lorie C. Weeden

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