The English language is a curious beast. Just when you think you’ve got it under control, a random contradictory grammar rule pops out of nowhere. It really is weirder than almost any other language around. Sure, other languages have more “rules” and phonemes, but English is so difficult because it constantly breaks rules. There’s an exception to everything. Is English just a rebel or something? One thing’s for sure, if you’re going to learn the English language successfully, you’ll need patience, determination, and a healthy sense of humor. Here’s 7 curiosities of the English language to scratch your head at:
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