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To tell the truth, it's great when you know several languages well enough to spread your mind into unknown spheres. You can really sense that you think different. When I experienced that feeling for the first time, thanking to Frank Herbert’s ‘Dune’, it was… I don’t know… cannot find an appropriate word. Terrific, grand, and – marvellous:
“My awareness goes beyond my own comprehension... to speak, to think in another language, and be almost freed from its power... to see the vague, misty vapour of images, determinations, things and then - just then formulate thoughts. going down a stair, a level. How surpassing is the power we can manage to fully understanding each other... even the other creatures! Something cosmic, from a child's [baby's] soul, not kept in memory until these days of new knowledge, a lesson of linguistics, melted with other subsciences, for me and my inner scenery, terrain.”
And I’ve got excellent news for you! ( The ending words remind me of pronouncing english texts in the 1st form… %) )
The European Union commissioners have announced that agreement has been reached to adopt English as the preferred language for European communications, rather than German, which was the other possibility. As part of negotiations, her Majesty Government conceded that English spelling had some room for improvement and has accepted a five-year phased plan for what will be known as EuroEnglish (Euro for short).
In the first year, "s" will be used instead of the soft "c". Sertainly, sivil servants will reseive this news with joy. Also, the hard "c" will be replased with "k". Not only will this klear up konfusion, but typewriters kan have one less letter.
There will be growing publik enthusiasm in the sekond year, when the troublesome "ph" will be replased by "f'. This will make words like "fotograf' 20 per sent shorter.
In the third 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 been a deterent to akurate speling. Also, al wil agre that the horible mes of silent "e"s in the languag is disgraful, and they would go.
By the forth year, peopl wil be reseptiv to steps such as replasing "th" by "z" and "w" by "v". During ze fifz year ze unesesary "o" kan be dropd from vords kontaining "ou" and similar changes vud of kors be aplid to ozer kombinations of leters.
After zis fifz year, ve vil hav a reli sensibl riten styl. Zer vil be no mor trobls or difikultis and evrivum vil find it ezi tu understand ech ozer. Ze drem vil finali kum tru