Friday, April 20, 2007

A science fiction book about the early days of American history

Jamestown -a Novel

Check it out at You can also read the interview with the author, Matthew Sharpe:

The life of a Japanese college girl

Is her life very different from yours?

What things are similar?

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

"you can change the spelling without changing the language"

That's what the The Simplified Spelling Society. believes. They are campaigning for a way to spell English that reflects better how it really sounds. Similar reforms have been done in Spanish, French or German, but the transformation of English would probably be much greater.
Simplified Spelling Society: "Let's get phonetic" - Yahoo! News

What do YOU think? Do you think it can be done? Would it really be a good idea? What about things written in the old spelling?

At English Spelling Problems you can find many of the biggest problems with spelling in English. Surely you know already there are more than a few ;-)

Tuesday, April 17, 2007


This is going to become a class blog. For the time being, just a little welcome picture....