A Minniature ov Inglish Orthoggraphy

Published: 1795
Language: English
Wordcount: 7,202 / 35 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.4
LoC Category: P
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Since won symbol must no more usurp dhe office ov anoddher, o wil no longuer pretend to' paint A braud open (_au_); in ought, nought, brought, thought, sought, fought, _bought_; for aught (now indeed _aut_), and dhe rest: nor wil groat and broad expect anny more, to' be acknolleged graut and braud.

Nedher tongue nor tong (alreddy won ov a pair) can picture _tung_; dho u stil employ dhe distinctive substitucion ov o in son, male issue; nor les propperly dhe ettymolodgic in yong, mong, mongrel, monk, (widh monkey,) and _Monday_; in monney, bonney, conney, condit, _constabel_; az in yolk, so in covver, hovver, _plovver_; in lovver and glovver, from lov and glov. Cullor (nevver _colour_)

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