The Humour of English Spelling

Vivian Cook


These pages bring together some classic forms of English humour applied to  spelling, whether rhymes, jokes or spoofs.

The Cockney Alphabet (Mockney)

Spelling Jokes

Some Comic Spelling Rhymes

Speech Reform, not Spelling Reform

Spelling Spoofs

More Comic Spelling Rhymes

Puns in Shop names etc

Versions of these are found in:
Cook, V.J. (2005) Accomodating Broccolli in the Cemetary, Profile Books

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