[OT] English spelling [was RE: Taking apart a Brikon 723 floppy drive analyzer]
ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Jun 17 21:19:03 CDT 2009
Rich Alderson wrote:
> Not even Latin spelling is entirely static--ecclesiastical Latin
> spellings often differ from the classical language.
> And it's
> i before e except after c,
> if the sound of the word is 'long e'
I always learned it as:
I before E except after C
Except when sounding like A
As in "neighbor" and "weigh"
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