Why Spelling in English Is a Minefield and How You Can Learn to Spell Easily, Even So

Spelling in English manuscript of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales
Excerpt from Prologue to Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales in Middle English, circa 1400 A.D.

Spelling in English actually comes out of a fascinating narrative of war and migration that I describe further on here. I taught English as a language for many years at the university. Yet I am still discovering something new and intriguing about its layers of meaning all the time.