Xah Talk Show 2019-08-14 Spelling Reform, Lojban, Esperanto, Purpose of Logo, Arabian Nights, Arabic
Thus det became debt (to link it to Latin debitum), dout became doubt (to link it to Latin dubitare), sissors became scissors and sithe became scythe (as they were wrongly thought to come from Latin scindere), iland became island (as it was wrongly thought to come from Latin insula), ake became ache (as it was wrongly thought to come from Greek akhos)
@xahlee This is fascinating, where did you find it?
@mjjzf wikip, on spelling reform
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