Spelling The beautiful princess
updated April 2012
The Beautiful Princess is a story full of terrible spellings, here put in capitals
Once upon a time, the beautiful daughter of a great magician wanted more pearlstoput among her treasures. "Look through the centre of the moon when it is blue," said her mother in answer to her question. "You might find your heart's desire." The princess laughed, because she doubted these words. Instead, she used her imagination, and moved into the photography business, and took pictures of the moon in colour. "I perceive most certainly that it is almost wholly white," she thought. She also found that she could make enough money in eight months to buy herself two lovely huge new jewels too.
106 words, 60 are terrible spellings for beginners = 57%
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Dicshonri kè 106 wurdz. This can be put into a converter (but I cannot do it.)
Wuns upon a tìm, the bùtifl dautr ov a gràt majishn wonted mor perlz too puut amung her treshùrs. “Luuk throo the sentr ov the moon wen it iz bloo,” sed her roial muthr in ansr too her kweschn. “yoo mìt fìnd yur hart’s dezìr.” The fair prinses lafd, becaus she douted thèz wurdz. Insted, she ùsd her imajinàshn, and mùvd intoo the fotografi biznes, and took pictùrz ov the moon in culr. “I pursèv mòst surtinli that it iz aulmòst hòli wìt,” she thhaut. She aulsò found that she cuud màk enuf muni in ait munthhs too bì herself too luvli hùj nù jùelz too.
2. Spelling without traps.The second stage for lerners. Dictionry kè plus 35 wurds, and morfèms <-s> and <-d> and wurd-endings <y> <a> <e> <i> <o> <u> <ow> <oy> <ss>.If diacritics ar not posibl, then silent E or AI. EE. IGH, OA, UE can do. Differences from Dictionry ke in caps. 32 wurds of 106 ar difrent from dictionry spelling = 30%.
Once upon a tìm, the bùtiful dautr of a gràt majision wonted mor perls tu put amung her tresùrs. “Luuk thru the sentr of the moon wen it is blu,” sed her roial muthr in ansr to her kwestion. “U mìt fìnd yur hart’s dezìr.” The fair prinsess lafd, becaus she douted thèz wurds. Insted, she ùsd her imajinàtion, and mùvd intu the fotografy bizness, and took pictùrs of the moon in culr. “I pursèv mòst surtinly that it is almòst hòly wìt,” she thaut. She also found that she could màk enuf muny in ait munths tu bì herself two luvly hùj nù jùels too.
78 wurds of 106 ar the same as Spelling Without Traps = 74%
70 words are the same as present spelling= 66% 16 words are the same as present spelling but with surplus letters cut. (small caps) = 15% = 81% with the same letters.
20 other words have difrent spellings from present spelling (LARGE CAPS) = 19%
Once upon a time, the butiful dauter of a GRATE MAGISIAN WONTED mor perls to put among her tresures. “Look thru the SENTER of the moon when it is blu,” SED her royal mother in anser to her question. “U might fìndyur hart’s DEZIRE.” The fair prinsess LAFD, becaus shedouted these WURDS. Insted,she used her imagination, and MUVED into the FOTOGRAFY BIZNESS, and took pictures of themoon in CULR. “I perseve most SERTINLY that it is almost holy wite,” she THAUT. She also found that she could make ENUF money in AIT months to BI herself two LUVLY HUJE new JUELS too.
Plese point out where I have made slips.
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