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Old 02-21-2007, 03:27 AM   #1
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Official Language of the E.U.

The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the European Union rather than German, which was the other possibility.

As part of the negotiations, the British Government conceded that
English spelling had some room for improvement and has accepted a
5- year phase-in plan that would become known as "Euro-English" .

In the first year, "s" will replace the soft "c". Sertainly, this Will make
the sivil servants jump with joy.

The hard "c" will be dropped in favour of "k". This should klear up
konfusion, and keyboards kan have one less letter.

There will be growing publik enthusiasm in the sekond year when the
troublesome "ph" will be replaced with "f! ". This will make words
like fotograf 20% shorter.

In the 3rd year, publik akseptanse of the new spelling kan be
expekted to reach the stage where more komplikated changes are
Governments will enkourage the removal of double letters which have
always ben a deterent to akurate speling.

Also, al wil agre that the horibl mes of the silent "e" in the languag is disgrasful and it should go away.

By the 4th yer people wil be reseptiv to steps such as replasing "th"
with"z" and "w" with "v".

During ze fifz yer, ze unesesary "o" kan be dropd from vords
kontaining! "ou"and after ziz fifz yer, ve vil hav a reil sensibl riten styl.

Zer vil be no mor trubl or difikultis and evrivun vil find it ezi tu
understand ech oza. Ze drem of a united urop vil finali kum tru.


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Old 02-21-2007, 05:59 AM   #2
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This all makes sense, except the (th) and w to v don't understand those changes ! Hmmm?

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Old 02-21-2007, 08:25 AM   #3
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LOL, That's hilarious.
Be gutsy. Believe in what you are doing. Find your bollocks. You must have confidence in your skills. Smile. Enjoy it.
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