English spelling and spelling reform by Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury

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Author Lounsbury, Thomas Raynesford, 1838-1915
LoC No. 09026304
Title English spelling and spelling reform
Original Publication United States: Harper and Brothers, 1909.
Note "The main ideas underlying the treatment here found of English orthography were embodied in an article which appeared in the Atlantic monthly for June, 1907."--Pref.
Contents Confessions of a spelling reformer -- Attitude of the educated -- The orthographic situation: The problem. Movement of vowel-sounds. The vowels. The digraphs. The consonants -- The question of Honor -- Methods of relief -- Objections, real or reputed: Loss of knowledge of derivation. Likeness of spelling in words with unlike meanings. Existing books rendered valueless. Impossibility of phonetic spelling -- The final consideration
Credits The Online Distributed Proofreading Team at https://www.pgdp.net (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive)
Language English
LoC Class PE: Language and Literatures: English
Subject English language -- Orthography and spelling
Subject Spelling reform
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EBook-No. 70179
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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