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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>Nicholas wheg, <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=navy face=Gentium><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>Pandr’yw dha breus jy a
liesplek an ger “bys”?<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Gentium;color:navy'>Dan<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=2 color=navy face=Tahoma><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma;color:navy;font-weight:bold'>From:</span></font></b><font
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font-family:Tahoma;color:navy'> nicholas williams<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> Wednesday, August 18, 2010
3:54 PM<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>To:</span></b> <st1:PersonName w:st="on">Standard
 Cornish discussion list</st1:PersonName><br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Subject:</span></b> Re: [Spellyans] Holyer an
Gof 2010</span></font><font color=navy><span lang=EN-GB style='color:navy'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Georgia><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>As far as the judges of
Holyer an Gof are concerned it would seem that orthography trumps quality.</span></font></span><span
lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Georgia><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>The two permitted
orthographies are KK (which was rightly rejected by the Commission) and the
SWF.</span></font></span><span lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Georgia><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>Neither of the two
winning volumes seems to be of outstanding value.</span></font></span><span
lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Georgia><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>Moreover the KK
dictionary has changed the phonology of KK and in so doing has rendered the
orthography wholly unphonemic—</span></font></span><span lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Georgia><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>which we were told was
the sine qua non of KK . Not that any such changes will affect anybody's
pronunciation; since all speakers of</span></font></span><span lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Georgia><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>KK actually speak UC
(plus a few errors of their own, e.g. privv 'worm', bizz 'world').</span></font></span><span
lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Georgia><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>The SWF on the other
hand in both its forms is a political compromise, which is as inauthentic as it
is incoherent. It is unlikely to last long—at least in its present form. </span></font></span><span
lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Georgia><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>The revival needs to be
built on scholarly criteria, not political fudge.</span></font></span><span
lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Georgia><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>What a missed
opportunity!</span></font></span><span lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Georgia><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Georgia'>Nicholas Williams</span></font></span><span
lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt'>On 18 Est 2010, at 08:41, Nige Martin wrote:<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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-webkit-border-vertical-spacing: 0px;-webkit-text-decorations-in-effect: none;
-webkit-text-size-adjust: auto;-webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;word-spacing:
0px'>This email is not worthy of publishing on the list, it is for the
moderator's consideration.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='font-size:13.5pt;font-family:Helvetica;color:black'> <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=4 color=black face=Helvetica><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:13.5pt;font-family:Helvetica;color:black'>I have to agree, the
decision concerning the Cornish Language entries does appear a little strange
but, I do not know what criteria was used during the judging process.  To
Michael, Craig and others that produce KS material; don't let 'them' grind you
down, please continue with your endeavours.  Although I do
not possess the capacity to influence the masses, I am using
word-of-mouth to promote KS within my community.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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