*From:* Windrati Selby [mailto:wse...@abnrlaw.com]
*Sent:* Wednesday, April 29, 2009 10:04 PM
*To:* LAWYERS; Gregory Churchill
*Subject:* FW: EU and English

Have a nice evening!

> >EU and English
> >The 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
> >plan that would become known as "Euro-English".
> >
> >In the first year, "s" will replace the soft "c". Sertainly, this will
> >the sivil servants jump with joy. The hard "c" will be dropped in favour
> >"k". This should klear up konfusion, and keyboards kan have one less
> >letter. There will be growing publik enthusiasm in the sekond year when
> >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
> >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 sensi bl 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

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