Tag: Alec Bellos

  • Does English Need a New Alphabet?

    Alec Bellos writing for Atlas Obscura: Irish dramatist George Bernard Shaw—generally considered one of the greatest playwrights in the English language—was a controversial figure, who infused his many plays with his strident political and social views.>> One of the causes he embraced most passionately was the very contentious matter of spelling reform. Shaw’s main concern…