[Spellyans] -ssy-

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Mon Dec 14 16:12:33 GMT 2009

On 14 Dec 2009, at 16:04, Craig Weatherhill wrote:

> The danger, as I see it, Michael, is to apply rules too rigidly to  
> the language (which was one of my major objections to KK - not that  
> there is any comparison, let me add.  From my viewpoint, KK deprived  
> the language of life and character: to use Peter Pool's description,  
> robotic).  We mustn't fall into the same trap.  A few foibles and  
> irregularities allow a language to breathe; to have vibrancy and   
> life. Don't misunderstand me - KS hasn't got to anywhere near that  
> stage. Basically, it's great (although I have one or two small  
> misgivings) but we must be careful to ensure that we don;t go down  
> the wrong path.

My stars, Craig, this has nothing to do with rigidity. It has to do  
with the pronunciation of the graph <ssy> in some positions.

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/

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