hover if you're curious about my url 'He spent the greater part of his life campaigning to have respelt those words that look as though they are spelt wrongly but aren't.'
'Oh, skiing, vacuum, freest, eczema, gnu, diarrhoea, that sort of thing. He also thought that "abbreviation" was too long for its meaning, that "monosyllabic" shoud have one syllable, "dyslexic" should be renamed "O" and "unspeakable" should be respelt "unsfzpxkable".'
'How did he do?'
'Apart from the latter, which has met with limited success, not very well.'
- Jasper Fforde, "The Big Over Easy", page 82
3.01 & 3.02
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