[Spellyans] Spelling and linguistics - Yes

Ray Chubb ray at spyrys.org
Tue Jun 15 10:03:46 IST 2010


How do we really learn languages?  I think that the main route of  
acquisition  is through listening to a teacher, C.D., computer sound  
file, whatever;  a spelling system only serves to jog the memory.

On 15 Efn 2010, at 08:57, Chris Parkinson wrote:

> A bit early in the morning for that, Ray. A spelling system doesn't  
> have to be a perfect reflection of a language's sound system. But if  
> it's close it helps a great deal in teaching the reading of it!  
> Chris P.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Ray Chubb
> To: Standard Cornish discussion list
> Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 8:09 AM
> Subject: [Spellyans] Spelling and linguistics - Yes
>
> The following illustrates why a spelling system does not need to be  
> a perfect reflection of linguistics:
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> Subject: Yes
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> A Short Neurological Test
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> 1- Find the C below.. Please do not use any cursor help.
>
> OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
> OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
> OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
> OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
> OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
> OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
> OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOCOOOOOOOOOOO
> OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
> OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
> OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
> OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
>
> 2- If you already found the C, now find the 6 below.
>
> 99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
> 99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
> 99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
> 69999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
> 99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
> 99999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
>
> 3 - Now find the N below. It's a little more difficult.
>
> MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMNMM
> MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM
> MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM
> MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM
> MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM
>
> This is NOT a joke. If you were able to pass these 3 tests, you can  
> cancel your annual visit to your neurologist. Your brain is great  
> and you're far from having a close relationship with Alzheimer.
>
> Congratulations!
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> eonvrye that can raed this rsaie your hnad.
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> To my 'selected' strange-minded friends:
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> If you can read the following paragraph, forward it on to your  
> friends and the person that sent it to you with 'yes' in the subject  
> line.
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> Only great minds can read this
> This is weird, but interesting!
>
> If you can raed this, you have a sgtrane mnid too
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> Can you raed this? Olny 55 plepoe out of 100 can.
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> Ray Chubb comment:  The other 45 prefer KK.
>
> I cdnuolt blveiee that I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd what I was  
> rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a  
> rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dseno't mtaetr in what oerdr  
> the ltteres in a word are, the olny iproamtnt tihng is that the  
> frsit and last ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl  
> mses and you can still raed it whotuit a pboerlm. This is bcuseae  
> the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the word as  
> a wlohe. Azanmig huh? Yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was  
> ipmorantt! If you can raed this forwrad it
>
> FORWARD ONLY IF YOU CAN READ IT
> Forward it & put 'YES' in the Subject Line
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> Ray Chubb
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> Portreth
> Kernow
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Ray Chubb

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