Sunday, June 16, 2013

Spelling invention . . . Part I

I haven't read Charles Read's work on children's invented spelling but am going to post some of the interesting English words as spelled written down by an 8-year old studying English in India.

Note : Seed for this post was drafted three years back but pushed to hibernate, and re-ignited now.

'Ruff' work [ Actual word: Roughwork ]


Increa'ces' [Actual word : Increases ]


Prep'era'tion [ Actual word : Preparation ]


Resist'ence' [ Actual word : Resistance ]


Y'eild'ing [ Actual word : Yielding ]


K'erla' [ Actual word : Kerala ]


W'hea'ther [ Actual word : Whether ]


Obta'ind' [ Actual word : Obtained ]


Sym'tems' [ Actual word : Symptoms ]


F'eav'er [ Actual word : Fever ]


S'hed'ule [ Actual word : Schedule ]


Spa'id' [ Actual word : Spade ]


Rec'ieve' [ Actual word : Receive ]


Re'couc'es [ Actual word : Resources ]



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