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ENGLISH LANGUAGE PARADOX Let’s face it — English is a crazy language. There is no egg in eggplant nor ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple. English muffins weren’t invented in England or French fries in France. Sweetmeats are candies while sweetbreads, which aren’t sweet, are meat. We take English for granted. But …

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ENGLISH IN ONE EASY LESSON When the English tongue we speak, Why is “break” not rhymed with “freak”? Will you tell me why it’s true/We say “sew” but likewise “few”; And the maker of a verse Cannot cap his “horse” with “worse”? “beard” sounds not the same as “heard”; “Cord” is different from “word” ;Cow …

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REASONS ENGLISH IS HARD TO LEARN The bandage was wound around the wound. The farm was used to produce produce. The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse. We must polish the Polish furniture. He could lead if he would get the lead out. The soldier decided to desert his dessert …

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