English Language 101

The Confusion of the English Language

 

Last night I was helping my son, Jake, with his homework and came across the word “militia,” although the dictionary says it is pronounced |məˈliSHə|. Really? Then why wouldn’t it be spelled with an SH?

That’s my problem with the English language, words like phone, knife, gnat, island, two, colonel, bologna, dossier, reign, know, knot, debris, and listen. Really! What brainiac decided thats the way to spell those words? Continue reading »

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