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Re: german groosim ?



This spelling scheme reminds me of how my German mother, God bless her heart,
spells in English.  She should not have a problem learning Euro-English!
All the best,
Roland

Mark Brown wrote:

> As everyone seems to be on a Germanic slant....
> nb:  this is not intended to offend !!
>
> SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
>
> The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will
> be adopted as the official language of the EU rather than German, which was
> to have been the other possibility.
>
> As part of these negotiations Her Majesty's Government conceded that the
> rules of English Spelling had some room for improvement and has accepted a
> five year phase-in plan that would be known as Euro-English.
>
> In the first year, the soft 'c' will be replaced.  Sertainly this will make
> the sivil servants jump with joy.   The hard 'c' will be dropped in favour
> of the more sensible 'k'.  This should klear up konfusion and keyboards kan
> have one less letter.
>
> There will be growing publik enthusiasm in the sekond year when the
> troublesome 'ph' will be replaced by 'f'.  This will make words like
> 'fotograf' 20% shorter.
>
> In the 3rd year, publik akseptanse of the new spelling kan be expekted to
> reach the stage whereby more komplikated changes are made possible.
> Governments will enkorage the removal of double leters which have always ben
> a deterent to akurate speling.  Also al wil agre that the horible mes of the
> silent 'e' in the languag is disgrasful and it should go away.
>
> By the 4th yar peopl wil be reseptiv to steps such as replacing 'th' with 'z
> ' and 'w' with the more apropriat 'v'.
>
> During ze fifz yar ze unesesary 'o' can be dropd from vords kontaining 'ou'
> and similar changes vud of kors be aplid to ozer kombinations of leters.
>
> After ziz fifx yar ve vil hav a reli sensibl riten styl.  Zer vil be no mor
> trubl or difikultis and evri vun vil find it ezi tu onderstand ech ozer.
> Zen ze drem vil finaly kum tru.

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