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Top 7 weirdest facts about the English language

English is an astonishing language which can surprise even those who speak it from birth. These 7 facts about our beloved language will prove it.



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95 Comments
Robert W Macdonald
I think that "Like" is like the most annoying word.
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Apr 12, 2020 3:13AM
Gail Cusack
IRS supposed to be "The quick brown fox jumps over THE lazy dog" have typed it a zillion times when learning to type in another lifetime!
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Sep 6, 2021 5:45AM
Alan Conyard
Robert Improta, yes, should read ‘ the lazy dog’. A basic error in compiling this item.
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Aug 26, 2021 5:07PM
Alan Conyard
carolwilliams, Laugh out loud, but was originally supposed to mean ‘ lots of love’. Older people still use the old version, apparently.
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Aug 26, 2021 5:06PM
carolwilliams
I enjoyed that. I dislike lol . What does it mean ?
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Jul 26, 2021 4:49AM
philipneaves
Robert Improta, The
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Feb 7, 2021 3:14AM
Debby Pfeifer
Robert Improta, It’s in the first word. =)
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Jan 28, 2021 7:53AM
Gail Hendrix
Brenda Stewart, the sentence starts with the T H E. Lazy has the letter A
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Dec 1, 2020 11:49AM
Gail Hendrix
littledick, tHe
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Dec 1, 2020 11:46AM
Gail Hendrix
Richard D. McDowell, what?
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Dec 1, 2020 11:45AM
Gail Hendrix
Robert Improta, tHe
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Dec 1, 2020 11:44AM
sigallenstein
Robert the has an H
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Nov 27, 2020 5:26PM
Robert Improta
Letter ‘h’ is missing in number six!🤔🧐
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Oct 5, 2020 1:28AM
Phyllis Gable
Becky Clemens, absolutely, drives me nuts. Why praise for just doing what they were told to do?
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Oct 4, 2020 4:35PM
cdecker
The word "so". Seems like everyone, including news reporters and anchors, use it to begin an answer to a question. Q: What happened to you to make you late? A: So, I got in my car...
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Sep 7, 2020 5:23PM
Nancy Helms Embrey
Robert W Macdonald, Yes. Teens and even adults can’t make a sentence without throwing that word in! Drives me crazy!!
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Sep 6, 2020 5:07PM

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