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21 Basic English (Artificial dialects - 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.

21 Basic English (Artificial dialects - alt.usage.english)


Basic English (where "Basic" stands for "British American
Scientific International Commercial") is a subset of English with
a base vocabulary of 850 words, propounded by C. K. Ogden in 1929.
Look at <http://web.marshallnet.com/~manor/basiceng/basiceng.html>
if you're interested. (We're not.)

 

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