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Orthography changes in Italian

For starters, there's a nice overview on the Treccani on the Ottocento and on the history of Italian orthography, with good references to the increasing rates of literacy among the middle classes and ...
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Why doesn’t a language modernization initiative adopt pure phonetic spelling?

Pure phonetic spelling sounds like a very good idea, until you actually try putting it into practice. Take for example Albania. This country has two main dialects: Gheg and Tosk. These dialects do ...
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