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A Little Chaos

I’m deep in rehearsal for the SCDA Festival of One Act Plays that happens this weekend.

It’s been a hectic six weeks, but we have a damn good play to put on (I’ve just been helping this year, not directing as I’ve done for the last two years). 74 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, 1,405 more words

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So you think it's easy to edit?

One thing that tends to confound writers is homonyms (e.g. mantle and mantel; pique, peak, and peek; you’re and your; they’re, their, and there) but it gets even more complicated, as the following poem demonstrates. 1,430 more words

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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

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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

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