I Had No Idea How Weird Or Confusing The English Language Is Until I Read These Tweets

English is a really weird language, and after reading these tweets, you’ll agree.


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Why isn’t ratio pronounced the way same way as patio? 🧐

English makes no sense #latenightthoughts

Why isn’t ratio pronounced the way same way as patio? 🧐

English makes no sense #latenightthoughts

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Why is guard spelled that way and regarding spelled this way? Oh yea its bc english makes no sense.

Why is guard spelled that way and regarding spelled this way? Oh yea its bc english makes no sense.

5.

english is so confusing why do “i’m down for that” and “i’m up for that” mean the same thing???

english is so confusing why do “i’m down for that” and “i’m up for that” mean the same thing???

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I’ve never understood why “Stephen” is pronounced like “Steven” and not “Stefan”. I see why people find English so confusing

I’ve never understood why “Stephen” is pronounced like “Steven” and not “Stefan”. I see why people find English so confusing

7.

The English language makes no sense. Why is bologna spelled bologna, but phony isnt spelled phogna?

The English language makes no sense. Why is bologna spelled bologna, but phony isnt spelled phogna?

8.

There is literally no reason that

There is literally no reason that “friends” shouldn’t have been spelled “frends.” The English language makes zero sense.

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- Through
- Though
- Tough
- Cough
- Plough

Tell me why these words, all spelled similarly, are all pronounced completely different.
English is the hardest language. It literally makes no sense. Expecting English second language learners to pick it up quickly is ridiculous.

– Through
– Though
– Tough
– Cough
– Plough

Tell me why these words, all spelled similarly, are all pronounced completely different.
English is the hardest language. It literally makes no sense. Expecting English second language learners to pick it up quickly is ridiculous.

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i was at work and a little kid spelled “initials” “anishels” and honestly if that isn’t proof that english makes no sense idk what is

i was at work and a little kid spelled “initials” “anishels” and honestly if that isn’t proof that english makes no sense idk what is

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wHY is

wHY is “laugh” spelled this way?? how does -gh make an ‘f’ sound??? it makes absolutely nO SENSE. no wonder people hate the English language

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I love the English language. For example, why isn't

I love the English language. For example, why isn’t “fiery” spelled “firey”. It makes absolutely no sense. #NaNoWriMo

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Why are bass and base pronounced the same but a bass fish is pronounced like it spelled? The English language makes no sense.

Why are bass and base pronounced the same but a bass fish is pronounced like it spelled? The English language makes no sense.

19.

Why is the

Why is the “bleu” in “bleu cheese” spelled like the French word but pronounced like the English word? It makes no sense.

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English makes no sense. Like who looked at licorice and decided it should be spelled like that

English makes no sense. Like who looked at licorice and decided it should be spelled like that

21.

I will never understand why sweat isn’t pronounced sweet and why sweet isn’t pronounced sweat ! English literally makes no sense

I will never understand why sweat isn’t pronounced sweet and why sweet isn’t pronounced sweat ! English literally makes no sense

22.

The english language makes no sense why is naked pronounced naked but baked is not pronounced baked

The english language makes no sense why is naked pronounced naked but baked is not pronounced baked

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English is the worst language in the world. Womb is pronounced woom, so shouldn’t bomb be pronounced boom? Shit makes no sense.

English is the worst language in the world. Womb is pronounced woom, so shouldn’t bomb be pronounced boom? Shit makes no sense.

25.

Why aren't

Why aren’t “Kansas” and “Arkansas” pronounced with the same ending?

Sometimes English makes no sense.

26.

English makes no sense because

English makes no sense because “said” and “paid” aren’t pronounced the same way when they should be.

28.

English makes no sense, how is it pronounced

English makes no sense, how is it pronounced “Bizz ness” and like “Busy ness”

Fuck of pronunciation

Points were made and I have to agree. Bye!


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