So you thought you were tough enough to try to learn English?
This little treatise on the lovely language we share is only for the brave.
Reasons why the English language is so hard to learn:
Let's face it - English is a crazy language.
We take English for granted. But if we explore its paradoxes, we find that:
And why is it that writers write, but:
What about plurals?
Sometimes one feels that all the English speakers should be committed to an asylum for the verbally insane.
You have to marvel at the unique lunacy of a language in which your house can burn up as it burns down, in which you fill in a form by filling it out and in which, an alarm goes off by going on.
English was invented by people, not computers, and it reflects the creativity of the human race, which, of course, is not a race at all. That is why, when the stars are out, they are visible, but when the lights are out, they are invisible.
PS. - Why doesn't "buick" rhyme with "quick"?