The history of spelling reform

Proofreading_and_editing_blog_49Here is a nice potted history of attempts to tidy up English spelling.

I’m not convinced we are ever going to get anywhere with this one until we all pronounce our words in the same way. Over the last few decades, it has become more acceptable to use regional accents, which is a good thing. But it sets us back on the spelling point, doesn’t it?

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I am a freelance editor and proofreader, working with a wide range of clients from large companies to individuals. I can help you to communicate clearly by carrying out a final check, or by suggesting ideas get your message over. I also have a sideline in textiles, as The Rainbow Angel.
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