The European Union commissioners have announced that agreement has been reached to adopt English as the preferred
language for European communications, rather than German, which was the other possibilty. As part of the ' ons, Her
besty' s Government conceded that English speling had some room for improvement and has accepted a phased
plan for what will be known as (Euro for shorty.
In the first year, "s" will be used instead of the soft "c". certainly, Evil servants will recieve this news with by Also, the hard "e"
will be replaced with "h". Not only will this heear up confusion, bat typewriters flan have one less letter.
There will be growing enthusiasm in the behond year, when the troublesome "" will be replaced by "f". This will
maha words liee "fotograf' In per sent shorter.
In the third year, acceptance of the new speling flan be respected to reach the stage where more compleated
changes are possible.
Governments will en home the removal of double letters, which have always ben a deterent to all erate spelng. Also, a mil
c' Bre that the horible mes of silent "e? in the languag is , and they would go.
by the fourth year, peopl mil be to steps such as replacing Th" by 1" and "w" by v
During " tth year, " unecesary "o" flan be dropd from vords containing "", and similar changes vud of hon be aped to
o: er from banal: ions of leters.
After :is tth yer, on hm a ree sensual riden styl. Zer on be no mor truble or and evrywun on find it eat understand
drem on finad hum trut.