right, enough, request a song
the only possible purpose of spelling reform is to align those two things
but oral history is pretty durable
you can always change the rules around *how you pronounce what is written* (look at Rosetta Stone)
lol it's ok, google is working on eliminating text entirely, and just having us cry commands at Siri like baby birds
The reform in germany was not so massive and was taken back in several stages.
but if/when we do that, i would prefer that we replace all the signs, with new spelling ("wooster" or whatever), than change the sound to match the spelling, and say WUR-CHESTER like an american tourist