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Author: Bernard Shaw; Abraham Tauber
Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library [©1963]
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
On language.
New York, Philosophical Library [©1963]
(OCoLC)609470922
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Shaw; Abraham Tauber
OCLC Number: 710871
Description: xxvii, 205 pages illustrations, facsimiles 22 cm
Contents: English and American dialects --
Spelling reform v. phonetic spelling, a plea for speech nationalisation --
Phonetic spelling, a reply to some criticisms --
Notes on the Clarendon Press rules for compositors and readers --
The simplified spelling proposals --
excerpt from Pygmalion and Preface to Pygmalion, a professor of phonetics --
Spoken English and broken English --
A king's spelling, letters and sounds --
The author as manual laborer --
From Bernard Shaw --
Mr. Bernard Shaw's appeal for a British alphabet --
Orthography of the bomb, save as you spell --
Bernard Shaw on ootomatik speling --
Colossal labor saving, an open letter from Bernard Shaw --
A forty-letter British alfabet --
excerpts from Preface by George Bernard Shaw to The miraculous birth of language --
Spelling reform, extract from the official report, excerpts from Debate on the Spelling Reform Bill in the House of Commons --
Westminster phonetics, spelling reform as a time-saver --
The problem of a common language --
A letter and postcards dealing with auxiliary and international languages / George Bernard Shaw --
Excerpts from Bernard Shaw's Will --
On the Will of Bernard Shaw, excerpts from decision by Lord Justice Charles Harman --
Comments on the decision in re Shaw's Will ; My fair ladies, and gentlemen ; Introduction to Shaw's alphabet ; On the Shaw and initial teaching alphabets / Sir James Pitman.
Responsibility: Edited, with an introd. and notes, by Abraham Tauber. Foreword by James Pitman.

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