Advocates Push for Simpler 'Spelling'
Article examining the groups for and against simplified spelling, a reform spelling system that uses phoenetics and promises less hassle for children and increased literacy rates. Historical supporters of simplified spelling include Andrew Carnegie, who helped create the Simplified Spelling Board, and President Theodore Roosevelt.
Children of the Code: Simplified Spelling Board's 300 Spellings
List of 300 words that U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt designated for use in government documents in August 1906. Lists simplified spelling next to the traditional spelling for words such as addrest (addressed), dasht (dashed), and vext (vexed).