- an attempt to change the spelling of English words to make it conform more closely to pronunciation.
Origin of spelling reform
First recorded in 1870–75
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I have no detailed objection to items of spelling-reform; my objection is to a general principle; and it is this.All Things Considered
G. K. Chesterton