Subject: Fw: English Vs German
European Union commissioners have announced
agreement has been reached to adopt English
preferred language for European
rather than German, which was the other
As part of the negotiations, the British
conceded that English spelling had some
improvement and has accepted a five-year
plan for what will be known as EuroEnglish
In the first year, "s" will be used instead
of the soft "c".
Sertainly, sivil servants will resieve this
news with joy. Also, the hard "c" will be replaced
"k". Not only
will this klear up konfusion, but
have one less letter.
There will be growing publik enthusiasm in
sekond year, when the troublesome "ph" will
replased by "f". This will make words like
"fotograf" 20 per sent shorter.
In the third year, publik akseptanse of the
spelling kan be expekted to reach the stage
more komplikated changes are possible.
will enkorage the removal of double
have always ben a deterent to akurate
Also, al wil agre that the horible mes of
silent "e"s in the languag is disgrasful,
By the fourth year, peopl wil be reseptiv
such as replasing "th" by "z" and "w" by "
During ze fifz year, ze unesesary "o" kan
from vords containing "ou", and similar
of kors be aplid to ozer kombinations of
Und efter ze fifz yer, ve vil al be speking
like zey vunted in ze forst plas.
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