It's also an old, old idea. Look into the work of John Wilkins, here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/An_Essay_towards_a_Real_Character_and_a_Philosophical_Language Gorgeousity and yumyumyum. On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 5:36 PM, Michael Everson <[log in to unmask]>wrote: > On 26 Jul 2011, at 23:27, Sam Stutter wrote: > > > I was thinking, maybe the best way to go about creating a universal > alphabet is to produce one like Blissymbolics, > > Blissymbolics is not an alphabet. It is an ideographic language: there are > no phonemes to represent. > > Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/ > -- Second Person, a chapbook of poetry by Patrick Dunn, is now available for pre-order from Finishing Line Press<http://www.finishinglinepress.com/NewReleasesandForthcomingTitles.htm>.