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How's this for confusing?

Posted - November 25, 2020

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  • 40761

     

      I have said it before and I will say it again: I hate the English language. Grrrrrrr. 

      November 25, 2020 6:45 PM MST
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  • 16118
    I feel your pain. :)
      November 25, 2020 9:36 PM MST
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  • 35092
    I am verklempt.
      November 25, 2020 7:53 PM MST
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  • 16118
    I thought you were Jewish.
      November 25, 2020 9:36 PM MST
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  • 40761

     

      Maybe he’s part of the Verklempt Jewish Sect.
    ~

      November 26, 2020 8:38 PM MST
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  • 16118
    Could be.  It's a very small sect.
      November 26, 2020 10:10 PM MST
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  • 416
    When I first encountered the "'i' before 'e' except after 'c'" rule, my understanding was that it applied to words in which the sound "ee" as in "please" occurred, and held true with the exception of "seize". "Counterfeit" breaks the rule but otherwise it is sound.
      November 26, 2020 12:44 PM MST
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  • 16118
    If it's a rule, it's a rule - should apply to all words, but I guess rules are made to be broken. :)
      November 26, 2020 10:12 PM MST
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