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H.L. Mencken (1880–1956).  The American Language.  1921.

7. Spelling
Allen, F. Sturges: Principles of Spelling Reform; New York, 1907.
Anderson, William W.: The Craze for Wrong Spelling, Dial, vol. xix, p. 173.
Anon.: Another Spelling Standard, Journal of Education, vol. x1ii, p. 436.
——: English Spelling and the Movement to Improve It (Part 1 of Handbook of Simplified Spelling, Simplified Spelling Board); New York, 1919.
——: The Case for Simplified Spelling (Part 2 of Handbook of Simplified Spelling, Simplified Spelling Board); New York, 1920.
Anon.: Rules and Dictionary List (Part 3 of Handbook of Simplified Spelling, Simplified Spelling Board); New York, n. d.
——: Rules for Simplified Spelling Adopted by the Simplified Spelling Board; New York, 1919.
——: The Future of English Spelling, Dial, vol. xxi, p. 273.
——: Revised Spellings, Educational Review, vol. xvi, p. 402.
——: Suggestions to Medical Authors: American Medical Association Style Book; Chicago, 1919.
Ayres, Leonard P.: The Spelling Vocabularies of Personal and Business Letters (Circular E126, Division of Education, Russell Sage Foundation); New York, n. d.
Benton, Joel: The Webster Spelling-Book, … Magazine of American History, Oct., 1883.
Century Magazine: Style-sheet; New York, 1915.
Chicago Daily News: Style-book … Chicago, 1908.
Chicago, University of: Manual of Style … 3rd ed.; Chicago, 1911.
Cobb, Lyman: A Critical Review of the Orthography of Dr. Webster’s Series of Books … New York, 1831.
——: New Spelling Book … New York, 1842.
Collins, F. Howard: Authors’ & Printers’ Dictionary, 4th ed., rev. by Horace Hart; London, 1912.
Cushing, J. S. Company: Preparation of Manuscript, Proof Reading, and Office Style at J. S. Cushing Company’s; Norwood (Mass.), n. d.
Drummond, H.: Simplified Spelling, English, March, 1920, p. 315.
——: Spelling Reform Forty Years Ago, English, June, 1920, p. 375.
Ellis, Alexander: On Glosik, a Neu Sistem ov Inglish Spelling; London, 1870.
Fernald, F. A.: Ingglish az She iz Spelt; New York, 1885.
Ford, Henry A.: The Capitalization of English Words, Journal of Education, vol. x1i, p. 104.
Franklin, Benjamin: Scheme for a New Alphabet and a Reformed Mode of Spelling; Phila., 1768.
Funk & Wagnalls Company: Style-card; New York, 1914.
Gladstone, J. H.: Spelling Reform; London, 1878.
Grattan, J. H. G.: “Peetickay,” English, Oct., 1920, p. 408.
Hart, Horace: Rules for Compositors and Readers at the University Press, Oxford; 23rd ed.; London, 1914.
Ives, George B.: Text, Type and Style: a Compendium of Atlantic Usage; Boston, 1921.
Johnson, Samuel, Jr.: A School Dictionary … New Haven (1798?).
Lounsbury, Thomas R.: English Spelling and Spelling Reform; New York, 1909.
Macmillan Co.: Notes for the Guidance of Authors; New York, 1918.
March, Francis A.: Spelling Reform; Washington, 1893.
Matthews, Brander: American Spelling, Harper’s Magazine, vol. 1xxxv, p. 277.
Mencken, H. L.: The Curse of Spelling, New York Evening Mail, April 11, 1918.
Müller, Max: Spelling, Fortnightly Review, April, 1876.
Payne, James E. (and others): Style Book: a Compilation of Rules Governing Executive, Congressional and Departmental Printing, Including the Congressional Record; Washington, 1917.
Peck, Harry Thurston: The Collapse of Simplified Spelling, Bookman, vol. xxiv, p. 459.
——: The Progress of “Fonetic Refawrm,” Bookman, vol. vi, p. 196.
Perrett, Wilfrid: Peetickay: an Essay Toward the Abolition of Spelling; Cambridge (England), 1920.
Riverside Press: Handbook of Style in Use at the Riverside Press, Cambridge, Mass.; Boston and New York, 1913.
Skeat, W. W.: Modern English Spelling, National Review, vol. x1viii, p. 301.
——: On the History of Spelling; London, 1908.
Smith, Benjamin E.: The Future of Spelling Reform, Forum, vol. xxii, p. 367.
Smith, Logan Pearsall: A Few Practical Suggestions (in Tract No. III, Society for Pure English; Oxford, 1920).
Talman, Charles Fitzhugh: Accents Wild, Atlantic Monthly, Dec., 1915.
Vaile, E. O.: Our Accursed Spelling; Oak Park, III., 1901.
Webster, Noah: An American Dictionary of the English Language … 2 vols.; New York, 1828.
——: The American Spelling Book … Being the First Part of a Grammatical Institute of the English Language … Boston, 1783.
——: The American Spelling Book … revised ed.; Sandbornton (N. H.), 1835.
——: A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language; Hartford, 1806.
——: A Dictionary of the English Language Compiled for the Use of Common Schools in the United States; Boston, 1807.
——: A Dictionary of the English Language … for Common Schools … Hartford, 1817.
——: Dissertations on the English Language … Boston, 1789.
——: The Elementary Spelling Book … Phila., 1829.
——: The Elementary Spelling Book … revised ed.; New York, 1848.
——: A Grammatical Institute of the English Language … in Three Parts; Hartford, 1783.
——: A Letter to the Hon. John Pickering on the Subject of His Vocabulary; Boston, 1817.
——: The New American Spelling Book … New Haven, 1833.


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