Spelling Reform Association

Some articles on spelling reform, spelling, reform:

English Spelling Reform - Historical Advocates of Reform
... A number of respected and influential people have been active supporters of spelling reform ... added letters to the Roman alphabet for his own personal solution to the problem of English spelling ... biographer, critic and eccentric, broadly credited with the standardisation of English spelling into its pre-current form in his Dictionary of the English Language (1755) ...
Reform - Re-form
... A note about spelling when used to describe something which is physically formed again, such as re-casting it in a mold/mould, or a band that gets back together, the proper term is ...
Unreformed House Of Commons - Movements For Reform
... A reform movement began in the mid-18th century ... Although the Whig party was ambivalent in its attitude to reform, some Whig leaders like Fox and Earl Grey raised the issue many times, but nothing ... Between 1815 and 1832 pressure for reform mounted steadily ...
English-language Spelling Reform - Historical Advocates of Reform
... of respected and influential people have been active supporters of spelling reform ... James Howell was a documented, successful (if modest) spelling reformer, recommending, in his Grammar of 1662, minor spelling changes, such as 'logique ... his own personal solution to the problem of English spelling ...

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