Fun Fridays – September 16, 2016 By Steve Laubeon September 16, 2016Share76Tweet211English is so strange… Share76Tweet2Categories: Fun Fridays About Steve Laube Steve Laube, president and founder of The Steve Laube Agency, a veteran of the bookselling industry with 40 years of experience. View all posts by Steve Laube → Previous Post:What Do You Think of Used Books?Next Post:A Call for Entries in the 2017 Edition of The Christian Writers Market Guide
Other languages have rules; English has exceptions.
I am so grateful I learned English the easy way.
Only an atheist would be weird enough to perceive that.
LOL …and those of us born in the last century…. that’s laugh out loud aka that’s funny.
As writers will sometimes do, I didn’t proofread until after I hit post. Should be and for those ……
Ann L. Coker
I forgot the rest of that phrase: “i before e . . . except after c? If that’s it, the words in the frame don’t fit. The example given in class was receive. Right?
“I” before “e” except after “c,” or as sound like “a” as in “neighbor” and “weigh.”
Sheri Dean Parmelee
Loved it! I would say “out of the mouths of babes” but it doesn’t seem appropriate. Too funny!
You mean, out of the mouth of beighbs?
I needed a good laugh this morning! Thanks
Brilliant! Isn’t English grand?
An exercise after my own heart. Loved it!