Ah, Melvil Dui, bless you and your crazy spelling ideas. Crazy compared to what? Oh I don’t know… I admire your ardor for efficiency and consistency.
And this made me laugh and laugh:
–From pages 6 and 7 of Dewey’s Simplified Library School Rules: Card Catalog, Accession, Book Numbers, Shelf List, Capitals, Punctuation, Abbreviations, Library Handwriting, Boston: Library Bureau, 1904, as found on Google Books.