How Spelling Keeps Kids From Learning - The Atlantic - http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2015/02/how-the-...
"The first English printing press, in the 15th century, was operated by Belgians who didn’t know the language and made numerous spelling errors (such as "busy" in place of "bisy"). And because they were paid by the line, they sometimes padded words with extra letters; "frend," for example, became "friend."" ‎- лохматая стереометрия