Reformed Spellings

Some articles on spelling, spellings, reformed spellings:

English Spelling Reform - History - 20th Century Onward
... The Simplified Spelling Board was founded in the United States in 1906 ... a list of 300 words, which included 157 spellings that were already in common use in American English ... Congress passed a resolution and the old spellings were reintroduced ...
English Spelling Reform - History - 19th Century
... Many of the spellings he used, such as color and center, would become hallmarks of American English ... Although it drew some protest, the reformed spellings were gradually adopted throughout the United States ... John Ellis published A Plea for Phonetic Spelling ...

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