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209 Joke about step-by-step spelling reform (Spelling - alt.usage.english)




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This article is from the alt.usage.english FAQ, by Mark Israel misrael@scripps.edu with numerous contributions by others.

209 Joke about step-by-step spelling reform (Spelling - alt.usage.english)


The original version of this joke was apparently by Mark Twain,
and can be found at
<http://comedy.clari.net/rhf/jokes/87/2094.10.html>. A more
elaborate version, by Dolton Edwards (probably a pseudonym), which
gives no credit to Twain, was published in the science fiction
magazine "Astounding" in 1946 and can be found at
<http://www.student.nada.kth.se/~d92-abj/humor/spelling_reform.html>.
Various other versions are in circulation.

 

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