Date: Sat, 6 Jan 1996 03:00:24 -0500 From: SETH SKLAREY Subject: Re: Respelling >A colleague points out that long-standing spellings in the English lanuage are being changed, and he is wondering what's up. The examples >he gave are : >Neanderthal becoming Neandertal so it is pronounced like German >and >Inca becoming Inka for no apparent reason. > >Leonard Schiefer lschiefer[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] >Chief Copy Editor >Electronic Products Magazine >Garden City, NY > Hey, Jimmy Durante did it 40 years ago (Inka Dinka Do!...) Seth Sklarey Wittgensein School of the Unwritten Word Coconut Grove, FL crissiet[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]