C and Qu Deprecated Discussion

C – The third letter of the alphabet is not associated with any English sound. It impersonates s, k and sh as heard in Pacific Ocean or is silent as in sick. Since this serves only to add friction to literacy, Solar Spell eliminates C as a standalone letter.

Qu – Similarly qu is a stand-in for the sound combination /kw/. Since readers must already learn /k/ and /w/ individually, learning qu is redundant and adds unnecessary friction to learning. quick becomes kwik.

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