Some Easter fun 🙂

Malcolm's English Pages

I have adapted this from a longer text which has been flying around the Web for years (author unknown). It is, of course, only a joke, but it does, however, raise more serious questions about reforming the way in which English words are spelled. British and American dictionaries feature many different spelling variations, most of which are not based on pronunciation differences, but on who got to write the dictionary.

First though, here is the comic side of things:
The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the European Union rather than German, which was the other possibility. As part of the negotiations, the British Government conceded that English spelling had some room for improvement and has accepted a 5-year phase-in plan that would become known as “Euro-English”.

In the first year, “s” will replace the soft “c”. Sertainly, this will make…

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