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Alphabet revision (or alfɘbet revision)

This powst iz ɘbawt ɘ nuulii dizaynd alfɘbet witsh helps yuu prɘnawns wɘrdz az they aar speld

The paragraph above was written in a new alphabet designed by a Syrian businessman. He idly wondered why we couldn’t have an alphabet that would let you spell words exactly as they sound and in any language.

So he decided to write a new alphabet. The “say as you pronounce universal alphabet”.

Cutting out C, Q and X – which can all be represented by other letters – and introducing one new letter  ɘ  for the “o” sound in oven.

So a 24 letter alphabet which you can find on his “say as you pronounce” web-site  www.saypu.com You can enter any text and it will instantly convert it in the new alphabet.

51835Z8FVNL._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-click,TopRight,35,-76_AA300_SH20_OU02_If you are wondering where we got our alphabet from in the first place I recommend you read Alphabet by David Sacks. He takes you on an historical journey for each letter. Fascinating stuff.

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Author: mikethepsych

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