Category Archives: General

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Spelling Reform Dilemma.

Traditional Spelling Mentur Spelling   Reform Dilemma.   We   need spelling reform very badly, yet there is strong resistance and conflict   of interest. A large portion of the English speaking population has   significant reading problems. These people also have … Continue reading

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First Impressions Of Mentur.

Traditional   Spelling Mentur First   Impressions Of Mentur. Relatively   few people are well versed with the major features of spelling systems. We   are all familiar with the appearance of present English text, and most of us   … Continue reading

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Are We Ready For Mentur?

Are We Ready For Mentur?  In Aug 1981, I read an article in “Science Digest” about a new spelling system for English. It is called Unifon. It is very easy to learn. While I believe Unifon to be helpful in … Continue reading

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Disclaimer

Disclaimer\Disklaemur  Mvch uv  whot I riet on dhis blog iz upinyun. Whiel I hav spent thouzundz uv hourz stvdying dhv svbjikt, I am not aulwaez priperd to bak vp mie staetmunts with svm stvdy maed by an “uthoruty”, and I … Continue reading

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The alphabetic principle and Mentur.

  Traditional Spelling Mentur The   alphabetic principle and Mentur. The   alphabetic principle (spelling indicates pronunciation) is heavily   represented in Mentur, though there are slight detours. Traditional spelling (TS) and the alphabetic principle have a   very weak … Continue reading

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Spelling Accents And Spoken Accents.

Spelling Accents And Spoken Accents.  The easiest to learn spelling system for English will be one that is based on the alphabetic principle (spelling suggests pronunciation). Compare: <day, they, rain, rein, weigh, male, basic, etc,> dae, dhae, raen, raen, wae, … Continue reading

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