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President Forces Government to Reform Spelling

Yes, it’s true. Oh, not today’s president, but in New York City in August, 1906 President Teddy Roosevelt ordered the government to adopt the Simplified Spelling Board‘s changes in spelling. Then, as now, sometimes a president involves himself with issues that are much too trivial. It all began in March of that year whenAndrew Carnegie decided that, if the Continue Reading →

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