Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 October 2014

282 Pages


ISBN: 9780198722984

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Does Spelling Matter?

Simon Horobin

  • Provides an up-to-date narrative of the history of English spelling, from the origins of the roman alphabet to spelling in the electronic age
  • Examines the role of spelling in English society
  • Engages with current debates about the future of English spelling and the issues concerning the use of spelling in email, text-messaging, and Twitter