Stemming the tide of centrifugal forces in Igbo orthography

  title={Stemming the tide of centrifugal forces in Igbo orthography},
  author={Chinyere Ohiri-Aniche},
  journal={Dialectical Anthropology},
The paper deplores the increasing practice whereby individuals and groups write Igbo with orthographic conventions that deviate from those of the official Igbo (Ọnwụ) Orthography. It warns that these divergent acts are steadily dragging Igbo Orthography into a state of anarchy whose consequences could be more disastrous than those of the earlier orthography controversy of 1929–1961. The paper briefly traces the history of Igbo orthography from the earliest mention of Igbo in the sixteenth… 
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