[GeoStL] Re: European English:

  • From: Jim Greene <jimsgreene@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2010 15:18:16 -0500

Lafing mi as of!

On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 12:41 PM, Bernie Ver Hey
<Happykraut@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

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> Vot kan I say. Sounds like a gut plan to me.  Bernie
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> European  English:
>
> The  European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English
> will be the official language of the European Union rather than German,
> which was the other possibility.
> As part of the negotiations, the British Government conceded that English
> spelling had some room for improvement and has accepted a 5- year phase-in
> plan that would become known as "Euro-English".
>
>
> In the first year, "s" will replace the soft "c".  Sertainly, this will
> make
> the sivil servants jump with joy. The hard "c" will be dropped in favour of
> "k". This should klear up konfusion, and keyboards kan have one less
> letter.
> There will be growing publik enthusiasm in the sekond year when the
> troublesome "ph" will be replaced with "f". This will make words like
> fotograf 20% shorter.
>
>
> In the 3rd year, publik akseptanse of the new spelling kan be expekted to
> reach the stage where! more komplikated changes are possible.
>
> Governments will enkourage the removal of double letters which have always
> ben a deterent to akurate speling.
>
> Also, al wil agre that the horibl mes of the silent "e" in the languag is
> disgrasful and it should go away.
>
> By the 4th yer people wil be reseptiv to steps such as replasing "th" with
> "z" and "w" with "v".
>
> During ze fifz yer,  ze unesesary "o" kan be dropd from vords kontaining
> "ou" and after ziz fifz yer, ve vil hav a reil sensibl riten styl.
>
> Zer vil be no mor trubl or difikultis and evrivun vil find it ezi tu
> understand ech oza.  Ze drem of a united urop vil finali kum tru.
>
> Und efter ze fifz yer, ve vil al be speking German like zey vunted in ze
> forst plas.
>
> If zis mad you smil, pleas pas on to oza pepl
>
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