Tower Orthography (Tawyr Oorthaagryfii)

Tower Orthography is an alternative spelling system for English invented by Timothy Patrick Snyder and Rebecca Spatz. Their aim was to make a simple and phonetic system of writing English using mostly letters from the Latin alphabet. The system is named after the the Bell Tower, a landmark on the campus of Temple University in Philadelphia, where they are both studying linguistics.

Tower Orthography

Tower Orthography

Sample texts

Ol hjuumanz ar boorn frij and ikwol in dignitij and raits. Dhej ar indawd with riizon and kancints and cud akt twardz wyn ynydhyr in y spirit yv brydhyrhud.

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

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