The world has rockets, computer, radios, skyscrapers, and miracle medicines, but it is still plagued with the same archaic spelling from centuries ago. Isn't it time that the spelling of words in English caught up with the advances of modern times? There is no rational reason for spelling 'though' with six letter when two can do the job admirably. The main thrust behind reform spelling systems has been to have one symbol for one sound so that there are no inconsistencies and no silent letters. With reformed spelling all words are spelled exactly as they are sounded, students learn to read much faster, and 20% of paper costs are saved as most words are spelled with fewer letters.
Kansil, Joli Quentin
"Azorean: New Spelling for the 21st Century,"
Word Ways: Vol. 35
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol35/iss3/4