Lets Learn English??

Lets Learn English??

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 nor French fries in

France . Sweetmeats are candies while sweetbreads, which aren’t sweet, are

meat.

We take English for granted. But if we explore its paradoxes, we find that

quicksand can work slowly, boxing rings are square and a guinea pig is

neither from Guinea nor is it a pig.

And why is it that writers write but fingers don’t fing, grocers don’t groce

and hammers don’t ham? If the plural of tooth is teeth, why isn’t the plural

of booth, beeth? One goose, 2 geese. So one moose, 2 meese? One index, 2

indices?

Doesn’t it seem crazy that you can make amends but not one amend? If you

have a bunch of odds and ends and get rid of all but one of them, what do

you call it?

If teachers taught, why didn’t preachers praught? If a vegetarian eats

vegetables, what does a humanitarian eat? Sometimes I think all the English

speakers should be committed to an asylum for the verbally insane.

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