Handbook of Simplified Spelling: Written and Compiled Under the Direction of the Filology Committee of the Simplified Spelling Board

byHenry Gallup Paine

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Handbook of Simplified Spelling: Written and Compiled Under the Direction of the Filology Committee of the Simplified Spelling Board by Henry Gallup Paine
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Excerpt from Handbook of Simplified Spelling: Written and Compiled Under the Direction of the Filology Committee of the Simplified Spelling Board Charles H. Grandgent, L. H. D., Calvin Thomas, LL. D

The combination ough, for example, represents at least 9 different sounds in the words cough, rough, though, through, plough, hough, thorough, thought, hiccough; and the sound of e in let is represented in at least 12 other ways in the words aesthetic, bury; head, friend, heifer, foreign, Leicester, leopard, many, oecumenical, said, says.

There ar at least 20 different ways of representing the sound of sh, as in ship (ship, sure, issue, mansion, schist, pshaw, conscience, conscientious, moustache, nauseous, suspicion, partial, partiality, mission, ocean, oceanic, machine, fashion, fuchsia) at least 24 ways of representing the sound of a, as in fate (a, aye, bay, arraign, straight, weigh, vane, vain, vein, obey, allegro, reign, champagne, gauge, demesne, gaol, Gael, dahlia, halfpenny, Maine, matinee, ballet, eh, yea) and so on.

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Title:Handbook of Simplified Spelling: Written and Compiled Under the Direction of the Filology Committee...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:132 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.28 inShipping dimensions:132 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.28 inPublished:November 26, 2017Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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