Thursday, December 13, 2007

You think english is easy?

1) The bandage was wound around the wound. 
2) The farm was used to produce  produce. 
3) The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse. 

4) We must polish the Polish furniture. 
5) He could lead if he would get the lead out. 
6) The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert. 

7) Since there is no time like the present, he thought it was time to present the present . 
8) A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum. 
9) When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes. 
10) I did not object to the object. 

11) The insurance was invalid for the invalid. 
12) There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row . 
13) They were too close to the door to close it. 
14) The buck does funny things when the does are present. 
15) A seamstress and a sewer
 fell down into a sewer line. 
16) To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow. 

17) The wind was too strong to wind the sail. 
18) Upon seeing the tear in the painting, I shed a tear. 

19) I had to subject the subject to a series of tests. 
20) How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend? 
There is no egg in eggplant, nor ham in hamburger.English muffins weren't invented in<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />England.Doesn't it seem crazy that you can make amends but not one amend?There is a word that has more meanings and that is "UP."  UP , meaning toward the sky or at the top of the list. Why do we speak UP and why are the officers UP for election.We call UP our friends.People stir UP trouble, line UP for tickets,  and think UPexcuses.
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4 comments:

ma24179 said...

Yeah, it is a kinda weird language lol -Missy

sweetestsin52605 said...

I think English is the most messed up language there is.
Spanish is a lot easier. lol
Love ya

kamdghwmw said...

I never really thought of it that way. I have heard that English is a very hard language to learn.
Kelli
http://journals.aol.com/kamdghwmw/noonmom

gehi6 said...

I have often thought about the odd spellings in our language.  My sister Linda who always spells just how it sounds never lets that bother her.  She just goes ahead and spells logically.  Gerry