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Reform needed? Arguments against and for.

- English is More Than Just English. E. Boer. Jun 1963 pdf. pp8,9.
Reply. But English Is English First of All. E.E. Arctier. Jun 1963 pdf. pp9,10.

- Book Reviews. Reading Without Dick and Jane. A.S. Trace, Jr. by H. Bowyer. Summer 1965 pdf. pp19,20.

- Those Repeated Objections to Spelling Reform. D. Cowell. Fall 1967 pdf. pp15-17.

- On English Spelling. W.J. Reed. Winter 1967 pdf. pp12,13.

- The Case Against Spelling Reform. G. Dewey. Spring 1968 pdf. pp14-16.

- A Headmaster's Report. W.J. Reed. Summer 1969 pdf. p15.

- Why Johnny Can't Spell. M. Vandenburgh. Fall 1969 pdf. pp11,12.

- Half a Loaf is Better than no Bread at all! L.G. Davis. Winter 1969 pdf. pp9,1.

- Upsetting the Alphabet Cart - a Rejoinder. H. Bowyer. Spring 1970 pdf. pp11,12.

- Factors which have hitherto led to Failure of Attempts to Reform English Spelling, (essay). W.J. Reed. Fall 1972 pdf. pp6-13.

- The Problems Before us in Reforming our Spelling. T.R. Lounsbury. Winter 1972 pdf. pp11-15.

- Spelling and Spelling Reform: Arguments Pro and Con. V. Yule. Spring 1976 pdf. pp11-20.

- Some Technical and Social Problems of Spelling Reform. G. Turner. Summer 1976 pdf. pp2-5.

- The Scholarly Case Agenst Spelling Reform: Does it Exist? M. O'Connor. Summer 1976 pdf. pp6-9.

- The Case for English Spelling Reform. G. Hildreth. Summer 1976 pdf. p18.

- A Condensed Summary of Reasons For and Against Orthographic Simplification. H. Barnard. Summer 1977 pdf. pp14,15.

- A New Perspective of English Orthography and its Effect upon Speech to Print Relationships. R.E. Laurita. Winter 1977 pdf. pp3-10.

- Let's Write What We Say. C. Gerras. Spring 1978 pdf. p1.

- The Key to Better Education. B. Johns. Fall 1978 pdf. pp11-14.

- Is there evidence for Chomsky's interpretation of English spelling? V. Yule. Winter 1978 pdf. pp10-12.

- Cultural Lag and Prematurity; The Case of English Spelling. K.H. Ives. Spring 1979 pdf. pp17,18.

- The Etymological Argument FOR Spelling Reform. V. Yule. Winter 1980 pdf. pp4.

- Assimilation vs. Etymology. R. Seysmith. Winter 1980 pdf. p5.

- I Luv U. Abraham F. Citron. Winter 1981 pdf. pp11-14.

- Two Problems for English Spelling Reformers. T.R. Hofmann. Fall 1983. p19.

Reform: how to achieve it.

- Some Thoughts on How to Proceed in Overcoming the Present Resistances to a New Phonetic Alphabet. G.J. Hecht, Publisher, Parents Mag. Dec 1962 pdf. p17.

- Potential Advantages and Logical Procedures in Spelling Reform. L. Davis. Dec 1962 pdf. pp19,20.

- Progress during 1962. Dec 1962 pdf. p20.

- Language Engineering. What it could do for us. I. Darreg. Dec 1963 pdf. pp7-11.

- Illiteracy - Its Cause and Cure. R. Deans. Spring 1968 pdf. pp11,12.

- The Real Problem of Spelling Reform. N.W. Tune. Summer 1970 pdf. pp5,18.

- Ways the I.R.A. can Encourage Orthographic Reform. H. Bonnema - an interview with M. Black, President Elect, I.R.A. Summer 1972 pdf. pp11-13.

- Spelling Reform: Not only Why, but Which, When, How, Where, and by Whom. N.W. Tune. Fall 1978 pdf. pp9,10.

- The Key to Better Education. B.M. Johns. Fall 1978 pdf. pp13-16.

- To Whom it May Concern. L.G. Davis. Fall 1978 pdf. p15.

- Let us be Practical about Spelling Reform. V. Yule. Spring 1979 pdf. pp7-9.

- How to Implement Spelling Reform. V. Yule. Fall 1980. pp10-12.

- Could Adoption of the Metric System Serve as a Model for Spelling Reform? L. Hirsch. Winter 1981 pdf. pp2-4.

- A Transition to Improved Spelling for Learners and Literate Adults. V. Yule. Winter 1981 pdf. pp14-17.

- Spelling reform in international perspective. J. Mosterín. Fall 1982. pp12-14.

- Settle Your Differences - in Unity There is Strength. E. Rondthaler. Fall 1983. p9.

Reform schemes and criteria.

- Teaching Experiments. World English. N.W. Tune. Mar 1961 pdf. pp6-10.

- A Free Offer. Mrs. E. Blaine. (Blaine Phonetic Alphabet Typewriter.) Mar 1961 pdf. p17.

- The Seven Deadly Sins of Spelling Reformers. N.W. Tune. Dec 1961 pdf. p16.

- Some Additions to the 7 Deadly Sins of Spelling Reformers. Davis, Wingfield and Co. Mar 1962 pdf. p31.

- Some Thoughts on Spelling Reform. A. Eagle. and reply E.E. Arctier. Jun 1962 pdf. p21,22,27.

- On English Pronunciation, Say Now Shibboleth. C. Hotson. Oct 1962 pdf. p27.

- Selecting Alphabet Symbols for English Speech Sounds. Comparison of 28 schemes. S. Seegay, N.W. Tune. Mar 1963 pdf. pp20-23.

- Skeemz ov Speling Reform. E. Jones. 1881. Mar 1963 pdf. pp23,24.

- Review of New Books. Torskript. V.P. Paulsen. Revew N.W. Tune. Dec 1963 pdf. p23.

- What Kind of a Spelling Reform Should we Strive to Obtain. A Wijk. Mar 1964 pdf. p15.

- A Minimal Change System of Spelling Reform. N.W. Tune. Mar 1964 pdf. pp18-23.

- The Role of Superflous letters in Limited Spelling Reform Systems. J.E. Chappell. Spring 1965 pdf. pp11,12.

- Teaching English Speech with PRAC in the Philippines. Faith M. Daltry. Summer 1965 pdf.

- Let's Have Effective Phonics. M. Vandenburgh. Spring 1966 pdf. pp10-12.

- Criteria for Designing a Phonetic Alphabet. N.W. Tune. Spring 1966 pdf. pp16-18.

- The American Fonetik Alfabet with changes proposed by Newell W. Tune. Spring 1966 pdf. p19.

- A Minimal Change System of Spelling Reform. F.T. Du Feu. Spring 1966 pdf. p23.

- Steps Toward a New English Alphabet. G. Hildreth. Summer 1966 pdf. p9,10.

- Braud Inglish Spelling. 'Chychse T. Psikhss'. Summer 1966 pdf. p10.

- Rules for Spelling in Anglic. Winter 1966 pdf. p23.

- Quikscript - a means of shortening the time and labour of writing and printing. K. Read. Spring 1967 pdf. pp6-8.

- Book Reviews. Wurld Inglish. H.S. Wilkinson. Revew by N.W. Tune. Fall 1967 pdf. p22.

- On Devising a Minimal Change System of Simplified Spelling. F.T. Du Feu. Winter 1967 pdf. pp13,14.

- Sprechspur - a Means of Writing More Easily. G. Hildreth. Fall 1968 pdf. pp7-9.

- Book Reviews. Spelling Reform - a new Approach. H. Lindgren. Revew by D. Everingham. Winter 1969 pdf. pp11,12.

- Nonsense Prose as a Test of the Efficiency of a Fonetic Spelling System. N.W. Tune. Spring 1970 pdf. p9.

- A Gradual Means of Making a Minimal Change in our Spelling. N.W. Tune. Spring 1970 pdf. pp16-18.

- Voluntary Reform. Provurbial Jorje. Spring 1970 pdf. p20.

- A Guide for Spelling Reformers. N.W. Tune. Spring 1971 pdf. pp3,1.

- What Must We Change? G. Stevenson. Spring 1971 pdf. p18.

- Introspection or Retrospection. N.W. Tune. Spring 1971 pdf. p17.

- To All Spelling Reformers - Regimen Essentiale. N.W. Tune. Winter 1971 pdf. pp13,18.

- Letters: On i.t.m.'s and Spelling Reform. B. Russell. Fall 1973 pdf. p19.

- Some Principles Governing any Intended Improvement of the Visible language of English. J. Pitman. Spring 1975 pdf. pp2-4.

- Which Way in Spelling Reform? G.H. Hildreth. Spring 1975 pdf. pp14-16.

- Logic and Good Judgement needed in Selecting the Symbols to Represent the Sounds of Spoken English. N.W. Tune. Summer 1977 pdf. p11.

- Criteria for Selecting a System of Reformed Spelling for a Permanent Reform. N.W. Tune. Summer 1977 pdf. pp11,12.

- *LIFE*, a Practical Course in Communications for International Use. H. Barnard, (*Lojical International Fonetic English*). Fall 1977 pdf. pp8-10. Winter 1981 pdf. p20.

- The Essential Requirements for a Reformed Spelling. W. Gassner. Fall 1978 pdf. pp16-18.

- Which Reformed Spelling is the Easiest to Learn? N.W. Tune. Spring 1979 pdf. pp18,19.

- Reaction to Ives' 'Acceptability of Proposed Spelling Reforms'. H.B. Bisgard. Summer 1979 pdf. p1.

- Desiderata. [criteria for an I.L.M.] J. Pitman. Summer 1979 pdf. pp4-6.

- Acceptability of Proposed Spelling Reforms. Summer 1979 pdf. pp14,15. Questionnaire. Summer 1979 pdf. p16.

- Acceptable to Whom? How Progressives and Reformers View Spelling Reform. K.H. Ives. Fall 1979 pdf. pp17.

- A Practical Approach to Spelling Reform. W. F. Cook. Spring 1980. pp18,19.

- Is Spelling Reform Feasible? E.M. Oakensen. Summer 1980. pp2-6.

- Some proposed Principles for Simplifying English Orthography. J.R. Beech. Summer 1980. pp7-13.

- In Defence of Conservatism in English Orthography. P.T. Smith. Summer 1980. pp14-17.

- Spelling Reform & the Psychological Reality of English Spelling Rules. R. Baker. Summer 1980. pp17-20.

- A Transitional Spelling Reform for Adults and Learners. V. Yule. Fall 1980. pp7-10.

- The Sensible Solution to Simplified Spelling: One Sound=One Symbol. H.V. Jamieson. Fall 1980. pp15,16.

- Principles for an Economy Spelling System. K.H. Ives. Winter 1980 pdf. pp18-20.

- Etymological Arguments FOR Spelling Reform. V. Yule. Fall 1981 pdf. pp7-9.

- The Possibilities of Change in English Orthography. T.R. Hofmann. Fall 1981 pdf. pp11-13.

- A Discussion of SR-2 and On. N.W. Tune. Winter 1981 pdf. p10.

- A Proposal for the Implementation of a Rationalized Form of English Spelling. H. Barnard. Winter 1981 pdf. pp18,19.

- WES, NS5, RIT, TO. A. Rupert. Summer 1982. p20. WES, NS6, TO, Script, RIT. Spring 1983. p20.

- A Fully Planned Program for the Implementation of Spelling Reform. H. Barnard. Winter 1982. p1.

- The Principles of Reforming Our Spelling. E.V. Starrett. Winter 1983. pp2-8.

Reform schemes.

L.G. Davis.

- An Interesting Letter. Jun 1961 pdf. pp15,16.

- Reviews of New Books. k-a-t spelz cat. Revew by N.W. Tune. Dec 1963 pdf. p24.

- Davis-McGuffey Fonetik First Reader. Revew by D. Court. Winter 1966 pdf. p24.

- Book Reviews. The Davis-McGuffey Fonetik Second Reader L.G. Davis. Revew by E. E. Arctier. Fall 1967 pdf. p23.

- Book Reviews. stAbul ingush. Revew by N.W. Tune. Summer 1969 pdf. p17.

- Three Phonetic Dictionaries incl. The Presto Word Finder. Revew by N.W. Tune. Winter 1969 pdf. p12.

- Digrafs & Dipthongs in Stable Inglish. Comments. H.B. Bisgard. Fall 1979 pdf. pp18,19.

F.T. Du Feu. Poems in Eurospelling. John Hazel. Mar 1964 pdf. p23. The Parrot. Fall 1964 pdf. p20. The kan oepener. Spring 1965 pdf. p12. The Picture. Spring 1966 pdf. p23. The Penitent. Winter 1967 pdf. p14. The Snob. Winter 1968 pdf. p4. The Ditch. Spring 1970 pdf. p12. Jack Lovelock. and Hooz Fault? Spring 1977 pdf. p15. The Holiday. Summer 1977 pdf. p8. The Vaecancy. Winter 1977 pdf. p10. The Gide. Spring 1978 pdf. p15. Laedy Thhrip. Winter 1978 pdf. p17. The Gohst. Fall 1979. p4. Beethoven. Fall 1981 pdf. p3.

Elmer Stevens. Salutatory (skool daze), from Boken, G. Shelly Hughs 1903. poem. Summer 1977 pdf. p19.

A. Rupert. Some Keyboard Options and Close Phonetic Reform. RIT. Fall 1979 pdf. p20.

A. Wijk. The Right to Read. Spring 1980. pp6-7.

C. Le Roy James. James International Alphabet. Fall 1980. pp1,20.

S.S. Eustace. Es Es Es /FONIK/. Fall 1980. pp16,17.

V.A. Vassilyev. An account of the 'English Maximally Simplified Writing? Winter 1982. pp7-10.

N.W. Tune. Will The Step-by-Step Reform Plan Produce A Satisfactory Simplified Spelling System? Winter 1983. pp9,10.

Reform scheme and/or ITM: World English Spelling:

- Suggested Criteria for an Initial Teaching Medium for English. G. Dewey. Mar 1964. pdf pp11-13.

- A Phonemic Notation as an Initial Teaching Medium. G. Dewey. Summer 1964 pdf. pp17,18.

- Initial Teaching Orthographies. G. Dewey. Summer 1969 pdf. pp9-12.

- Book Reviews. Three Phonetic Dictionaries incl. World English Spelling. (WES) Dictionary. G. Dewey. Revew by N.W. Tune. Winter 1969 pdf. p12.

- Readability - an analysis of what it is. N.W. Tune. Summer 1970 pdf. pp17,18.

- Obscure Events in History: Anecdotes from Harry Veenstra's Autobiography. in WES. Summer 1973 pdf. pp3-5.

- Musings of a Malcontented Maverick. H.D. Fiske. Summer 1973 pdf. pp6,7.

- Webster-Dewey Dynamic Dictionary (Proposed). H.D. Fiske. Summer 1973 pdf. pp8,9.

- Tuward a Moer Piktueresk Speech, transliterated into a modified W.E. Fall 1974 pdf. p7.

- Th' Watermelon Hound. N.W. Tune. Fall 1976 pdf. p8.

- boihuud difficultyz in the 1890'z. H.M. Veenstra (transliterated by Helen Bonnema Bisgard). Winter 1976 pdf. pp9-12.

- An Explanation of Vowels Followed by /r/ in World English Spelling (I.L.M.), Compiled by H. Bonnema Bisgard. Summer 1977 pdf. p16.

Reform Scheme Paid Advertizements.

- Torkskript. Mar 1964 pdf.

- Leo. G. Davis. Fall 1965 pdf. p22. Winter 1965 pdf. p24. Winter 1966 pdf. p24. Summer 1967 pdf. p24. Fall 1967. p24 pdf. stAbul inglish: Summer 1969 pdf. p20. Fall 1969. p20 pdf.

- Blue Print for Progress. L. De Mar. Advert. Spring 1966 pdf. p21,22.

- The Alphabet Issue. L de Mar. Winter 1967 pdf. pp19,20.

- World Language. Sistemsizd English. Spring 1968 pdf. p20. Summer 1968 pdf. p19. Fall 1968 pdf. p19. Winter 1968 pdf. p19. Summer 1969 pdf. p19. Fall 1969 pdf. p19. Spring 1971 pdf. p20.

- Zonic Spelling Service. Summer 1968 pdf. p20. Fall 1968 pdf. p20. Winter 1968 pdf. p20. Spring 1969 pdf. p20.

- The Presto Word-Finder. Fonetik Books. Winter 1969 pdf. p20.

- RIT, a new Logical Spelling System for our Kids. Spring 1973 pdf. pp19,20

- 'Sensubul Speling' "Sensubul English Speling Dikshuneri". Fall 1973 pdf. p20.

- Reviizing dhe English Orthography. Fall 1974 pdf. p20.

- NS8 Reading Practice. Arnold Rupert. Fall 1983. p20.