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Hrmpf…. English!

Why is there one O in lose but two in choose?

Why are you, true, too, do, new rhyming yet spelled entirely different?

Why is the plural of tooth; teeth, but not booth; beeth?

If a teacher taught why didn’t a preacher praught?

Why does slim chance and fat chance mean the same while wise man and wise guy mean the opposite? Why does one ship by a truck and send cargo via a ship?

Or if they’re spoiled they’re also rotten?

When teaching prepositions I’ll teach them that once drinks himself UNDER the table? And that the next morning once has a hang OVER?

What about hanging out? What is one hanging?

Or KILLING TIME (is time alive?) while eating a HOT DOG (why not cat)?

Why is meat, great and threat spelled the same, pronounced differently, while rhyming w suite, straight and debt?

Or why do heard & word rhyme?

Dead is like bed (not bead).

Why don’t go and do rhyme?

Or blood and food?

Why not wart and cart?

Tomb, bomb, comb?

<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Korea</st1:place></st1:country-region>, area, sea, idea?

Enough, though, through, plough and dough?

Why DO however busy and dizzy rhyme?

Verse, rhymes with worse?

Broad, reward?

Low, toe?

Why do you say <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">KansaS</st1:place></st1:State> but Arkansa(s)?

A dirty police has lice?

I live, therefore I am alive?

I see the beautiful sea.

Do you agree with me?

Have you ever tried to teach a Spanish person the word Sheet?

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