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EU!!!!!!

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AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 24 Jun 2008 17:04


> European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will
be
> the official language of the European Union rather than German, which was
> the other possibility.

>
> As part of the negotiations, the British Government conceded that English
> spelling had some room for improvement and has accepted a 5- year phase-in
> plan that would become known as 'Euro-English'.

>
> In the first year, 's' will replace the soft 'c'. Sertainly, this will
make
> the sivil servants jump with joy.
>
> The hard 'c' will be dropped in favour of 'k'. This should klear up

> konfusion, and keyboards kan have one less letter.
> There will be growing publik enthusiasm in the sekond year when the
> troublesome 'ph' will be replaced with 'f'. This will make words like

> fotograf 20% shorter.
> In the 3rd year, publik akseptanse of the new spelling kan be expekted to
> reach the stage where more komplikated changes are possible.
>
> Governments will enkourage the removal of double letters which have always

> ben a deterent to akurate speling.
> Also, al wil agre that the horibl mes of the silent 'e' in the languag is
> disgrasful and it should go away.
>
> By the 4th yer people wil be reseptiv to steps such as replasing 'th' with

> 'z' and 'w' with 'v'.
>
> During ze fifz yer, ze unesesary 'o' kan be dropd from vords kontaining
> 'ou'
> and after ziz fifz yer, ve vil hav a reil sensibl riten styl.

>
> Zer vil be no mor trubl or difikultis and evrivun vil find it ezi tu
> understand ech oza. Ze drem of a united urop vil finali kum tru.
>
> Und efter ze fifz yer, ve vil al be speking German like zey vunted in ze

> forst plas.
>
> If zis mad you smil, pleas pas on to oza pepl.
>
>
>


Granny

Granny Report 24 Jun 2008 17:22

Brilliant. I can see that the Germans are winning.

Granny

BrianW

BrianW Report 24 Jun 2008 17:32

I thought it was the Fro*s that wanted French to be the official language ?

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 24 Jun 2008 18:09

Non!!

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 24 Jun 2008 18:14

Groan!! croak!

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 24 Jun 2008 18:14

ja