Tag Archives: English

Why the English Language Makes No Sense

Come on now. We’re all thinking it. The English language is W.E.I.R.D. Cough. Dough. How. Low. Meat. Great. Threat. I mean, seriously. Right? So, today, I wanna see just how much I can make your head spin. Though you might … Continue reading

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Can We Stop the Apostrophe Madness?

I’m about to lose my mind. Seriously. I’ve talked about this on my blog before, but I just can’t let this go. Nope. I just can’t. It probably comes from being a writer, but all this apostrophe madness is making … Continue reading

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Funny (and Odd!) English Words

I learn some very interesting things when I write. Because I string words together to tell story, and because I try very hard not to repeat words in a novel too much, I often look up synonyms to make my … Continue reading

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English really isn’t that easy to learn

Did you know that the combination of letters “ough” can be pronounced in nine different ways in the English language? I kid you not. Here’s an example of a sentence that contains them all: “A rough-coated, dough- faced, thoughtful ploughman … Continue reading

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