links for 2008-09-06

3 responses to “links for 2008-09-06

  1. Ah! That is so cool! English spelling is one of my pet-peeves. Isaac Asimov argued that our irrational, inconsistent spelling and grammar is responsible for illiteracy and that we should adopt a phonetic system.

  2. Agreed.

    And I hate having to tell Iris she’s using the wrong words, when in fact she’s conjugating verbs in the past tense by logically deducing their endings (eated, sleeped, runned, etc). Stupid arbitrary irregular verbs!

  3. Pingback: Happy Birthday Isaac Asimov, Supporter of English Spelling Reform | ideonexus.com

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