Saturday, August 4, 2012

K W Lessing's "Meihem in ce Klasrum" (as by Dolton Edwards) (satire, linguistics, free)

This is not really fiction, but one of those non-fact articles that Astounding sometimes published.

It describes a funny plan to turn written English into a phonetic language. Curious title is "Mayhem in the Classroom" in this evolved English.

Collected in.

  1. John W Campbell, Jr (ed)'s "The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology".

Fact sheet.

First published: Astounding, September 1946.
Download full text from Tim's page.
Rating: A.
Among the stories edited by John Campbell for Astounding/Analog.