WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

English peculiar

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Everyone knows that English is one screwball language, but it took a graphic you can see here to drive it home for me yesterday.

Look at how we stand against the rest of the world:

Arabic             ananas
Armenian       ananas
Danish            ananas
Dutch              ananas
Finnish           ananas
German          Ananas
Icelandic        ananas
Italian             ananas
ENGLISH      pineapple

Click on the link for more hilarious and seemingly pointless complexities in the language of Shakespeare, who did what he could with the cray.


[Photo by Jaqueline at Morguefile.com]

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3 comments on “English peculiar

  1. John W. Howell
    February 17, 2017

    Ha ha ha. I think someone had a retentive problem way back then.

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