Crazy. C-R-A-Z-Y. Crazy.
June 1, 2007 09:33 AM
So last night was the big finals of the national Spelling Bee. And it drew protesters:
Yes, they're serious. They're from the Simplified Spelling Society! They explain their aims thusly:
One of the picketers, ALC chair and SSS member, Alan Mole, from Boulder, Colorado, puts it this way: "Our odd spelling retains words like cough, bough, through and though. This increases illiteracy and crime. Fix it and you fix a host of problems. We want to fix it."
Get that folks? It's the spelling that increases illiteracy and crime. Spelling must be stopped!