25 LETTERS IN THE ALPHABET
AND I BET WE CAN DO BETTER.
Why the hell do we need a C in our alphabet? You could easily replace it with a K and 90% of the words would sound the same: kar, kat, kape, klerk, kandy, bakk, rakk, etc. In the few incidences where K would not fit we could substitute and S: Synthia, rase, ransid…
While we are at it let’s drop the U following the Q – it still keeps the sound: qeer, qeen, qack, qake. It would make SCRABBLE a lot easier.
For those of you that feel the meaning would be changed you should remember that spoken language came thousands of years before someone tried to phoneticize (my word - my spelling) it. It is the sound and the context in the sentence that can define the word…At least that what I tell my wife about my creative spelling when she edits my writing or we play SCRABBLE.