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Chaotic English

“I must polish the Polish furniture”

So you think you speak great English?

The poem below contains about 800 of the worst irregularities in English spelling and pronunciation. 1,467 more words

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The Chaos by Gerard Nolst Trenité (English pronunciation)

Gerard Nolst Trenité – The Chaos (1922)

Dearest creature in creation
Studying English pronunciation,
   I will teach you in my verse
   Sounds like corpse, corps, horse and worse. 1,451 more words

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The Chaos~!

Oh, I had to laugh about today’s prompt and even though I am in puppy-raising vacation, I couldn’t help it and wanted to write something about it. 788 more words

Daily Prompts

Maarten H. Rijkens : I always get my sin

First a word of warning: if you don’t speak Dutch then there are various things in this text which you won’t understand – but there again, neither would you understand very much of the book I’m writing about! 1,144 more words

Books

Delusions

I’m still learning
to love the parts
of myself
that no one
claps for

All my life I believed myself to be a very selfless and giving person. 478 more words

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Nalo Hopkinson's The Chaos

Nalo Hopkinson’s first foray into Young Adult fiction is a highly original, witty, surreal and absurd narrative of self-acceptance and tolerance. Sojourner “Scotch”(a hot Jamaican pepper, named after her dance moves) is a light-skinned teenager with a white Jamaican father and a black American mother living in Toronto. 268 more words

Home.

I’m sitting on the bed with my back against the rest. I look to my right and there he is, lying right next to me, sleeping soundly in my bed oblivious to the fact that I’m sitting next to him. 286 more words

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