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Any questions?

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Posted - August 10, 2022

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  • 44308
    I agree very strongly both ways.
      August 10, 2022 12:32 PM MDT
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  • 13261
    Any answers? Any rags, any bones, any bottles today?
      August 10, 2022 12:45 PM MDT
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  • 10487
    Yes,  

    Can I beat a beat beet?

    How does one entrance an entrance?

    Does a wave wave, or does a wave wave?
      August 10, 2022 1:38 PM MDT
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  • 44308
    Do you hate meeces typo pieces? This post was edited by Element 99 at August 11, 2022 7:07 PM MDT
      August 10, 2022 2:27 PM MDT
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  • 52980

     

      Typo. 

      August 10, 2022 9:30 PM MDT
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  • 44308
    Thanks.
      August 11, 2022 10:43 AM MDT
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  • 23025


    My original language is English and when I was learning French I realized how much more sense the French language seems in comparison to English - - for similar/same reason your question shows.
    :)
      August 10, 2022 6:39 PM MDT
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  • 2856
    I took Spanish in school.  I don't use it much these days, but I do recall having difficulty with the tenses.
      August 10, 2022 7:52 PM MDT
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  • 52980

     

      I agree. When I began to learn Spanish, the comparison between its rules and those of English are as different as night and day. Spanish is a very sensible, straightforward, orderly language. English, on the other hand, only makes perfect sense to me because I was born into a country, a culture, and a society wherein I was surrounded by it and immersed in it. In many ways, I see why people of othe tongues find difficulty in learning English, largely due to its contradictions and its confusing and utterly random exceptions. 

      I hate the English language, I truly do.


    ~

      August 10, 2022 9:11 PM MDT
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  • 16294
    Pineapple contains neither pine or apple, boxing rings are square and guinea pigs aren't pigs.
      August 10, 2022 8:31 PM MDT
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  • 52980

     

      Neither — nor
      Either — or

      August 11, 2022 2:19 PM MDT
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  • 52980

     

      I hate the English language, I truly do.


    We drive on a parkway and park on a driveway.

    Loan words from almost every language that existed before it did. 

    Silent letters.

    Phrasal verbs.

    Rules of capitalization, such as the pronoun “I” is always supposed to be uppercase.

    Rules of punctuation, such as a singular possessive noun or pronoun carries an apostrophe before the letter “s”, a plural possessive noun or pronoun carries an apostrophe after the letter “s”, yet the word its also speaks to the concept of possessiveness or possession, yet carries no apostrophe whatsoever.

    Rules of syntax.

    Sentence structure.

    Word order.

    Weird spellings, and weird rules of spelling that confuse us and make no sense.

    “I am not here,” while grammatically correct, is existentially impossible.

    So many letters and letter combinations that phonetically do the same job, yet using them interchangeably is grammatically incorrect, and so many letters or combinations of letters that do only a particular job, yet are seemingly unnecessary.

    Every single English verb can be paired idiomatically with the word “up” either immediately before it or immediately after it and make sense, yet the same cannot be said for the word “down”.

    Etc. 
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      August 10, 2022 9:29 PM MDT
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  • 44308
    I studied both German and Russian. Both are phonetic, and their rules are straight forward. I found them easy to learn, but have forgotten much of both. Oh...you missed Slarti's incorrect usage.

    This post was edited by Element 99 at August 11, 2022 5:05 PM MDT
      August 11, 2022 10:49 AM MDT
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  • 52980

     

      Straightforward is one word, not two. 

      August 11, 2022 2:18 PM MDT
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  • 52980

     Thank you. Slartibartfast has been cited.
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      August 11, 2022 2:21 PM MDT
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