JC> so unnatural to peoples with more phonemic orthographies.
Russian orthography is pretty *phonemic*, excluding historic forms such
as the -ogo genitive or the soft sign with the 2nd person singular of the
verb. Most accent-counting languages tend to reduce sounds rather
heavily in nonstressed syllables, however, and in those cases a
phonemic orthography doesn't help a lot.
Chaos reigns within / Reflect, repent, and reboot / Order shall return
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