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Test Your Pronunciation

For language lovers only! Here is a poem, “The Chaos,” written in 1922 by Gerard Nolst Trenité. He used 800 words that illustrate the absurdity of English spelling. 1,450 more words

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The Chaos

Dearest creature in creation
Studying English pronunciation,
I will teach you in my verse
Sounds like corpse, corps, horse and worse

I will keep you, Susy, busy, 751 more words


The Chaos - a poem by Gerard Nolst Trenite

The Chaos (ABRIDGED)

Dearest creature in creation,
Study English pronunciation.
I will teach you in my verse
Sounds like corpse, corps, horse, and worse.
I will keep you, Suzy, busy, 431 more words

Poetry Tuesdays — The Chaos

The English language is stupid. It doesn’t make any sense. Some words are spelt the same but mean different things. Some words are spelt differently but mean the same. 877 more words

Poetry Tuesday

"The Chaos" - An Initial Discussion

June 5, 2016 Meeting Notes

As the girls sift through the intense and heavily intertwined story lines contained in Isabel Allende’s In the Time of the Butterflies… 496 more words

Girls Tried As Adults

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This week I have been mostly wearing a lot of black, and its not only because I find it disguises the various food stains that I regularly adorn myself with (I never managed to quite get the hang of cutlery).  834 more words