Question about Devera

Ruhlen, Rachel Louise (UMC-Student) RuhlenR at missouri.edu
Tue Mar 4 13:14:23 PST 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dr. Elmo [mailto:dr.elmo at whiterose.org] 
> Sent: Friday, February 28, 2003 9:39 AM
> To: dragaera at dragaera.info
> Subject: RE: Question about Devera
> Jag wondered aloud:
>  >Add this to my list of reasons[0] why I wish English had a 
> phonetic  >alphabet.
> Reasons why English shouldn't have a phonetic alphabet.

Didn't the chinese try to simplify their language? And it didn't work so
well, at least the author of whatever I was reading about it seemed to
have that impression.