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English is an amazing language, but it can also be really annoying!
Some of the rules in the English language just don't make any sense; they contradict each other and to be honest, they're kind of, some of them are kind of stupid.
And that's exactly what we're looking at today.
There is some weird English rules; always that English is just an impossible language to speak because the rules always contradict themselves.
Here we go. For example, we're gonna start off with a game.
This is the English game. Maybe some of you guys have seen this before already.
All you have to do is place the word "only" anywhere in the sentence.
So the sentence says, "She told him that she loved him." Let's put only after she.
She only told him that she loved him.
So that basically just means that's all she told him; she could have said more.
Let's put it after told.
She told only him that she loved him.
So she only told him and no one else.
She told him that she only loved him.
And she told him that she loved him only.
So it's crazy how one word can change a sentence to have four different meanings. ONLY in the English language.
So we gotta give her a round of applause to the English language.
Ladies and gentlemen, English was one of my worst subjects to me. I was like really good at science.
Second place was math, and then I would say it was probably like English or geography.
I was also really good at history. But guys, how's it going? Welcome to Reaction Time today.
We're just gonna react to some some weird rules in the English language.
There's gonna be like games or funny sayings so without further ado, let's just jump right into it: how to English 101 with your teacher Tal Fishman.
All right class, so this is how to English. The word: queue. You guys don't know what it means.
It's a line of sequence of people or vehicles waiting their turn. It can also be a list of data items commands.
So pronunciation: "Q" as it shows. The rules are: write down five letters q, u, e, u, e.
But you only pronounce the first letter. That's stupid right? Welcome to the English language! So five different letters to make the word Q.
While in reality you could just put Q.
The sound are the same, but why do you need five letters for one word?
Cough, rough, though, through, okay?
Look how they're all spelled. They look almost identical, but why don't these words rhyme? I don't understand!
Why didn't words rhyme even though they all look identical?
Why isn't it tough like rough and cough or trough? Why is it though and through?
I don't know. Can someone answer that? It makes no sense.
It even says down here: for some odd reason, "pony" and "bologna" rhyme, yet these words don't all rhyme, so stupid. Stupid.
We should learn different languages that make more sense.
This is a cool fact that you probably never heard before.
A 16th century man wrote GOD, B,W, E in a letter to someone as an abbreviation for may God be with you.
So "God be with ye", and it appeared as GODBWYE which was then read by the recipient as goodbye.
And that's why people say goodbye because of 16th century chat speak. I've never heard of this in my life.
It could probably be fake.
But if someone wants to fact check it, fact check it and let me know down in the comments.
Is this the real reason people say goodbye because it was actually God be with you? Okay, farewell, God be with you.
And then it was interpreted as goodbye?
This one is comical. If womb is pronounced "woom" and tomb is pronounced "toom", shouldn't bomb be pronounced "boom"?
I don't know! Now look at this. This is a pineapple, and this is the word pineapple in different languages.
We got a bunch of different languages here. In Armenian, it's ananas. Danish, ananas.
Dutch ananas. Pretty much every single language is ananas.
Just maybe pronounce a little different. Well, guess what it is in English?
Pineapple!
Everything is ananas except for pineapple. English! Good job.
So this sentence right here.
Actually has seven different meanings depending on which word you accentuate more.
For example, if he said "I never SAID she stole my money."
Or I never said SHE stole my money.
Or I never said she STOLE my money.
Or I never said she stole my money.
This sounds...
Do you guys understand? It's giving me a headache right now.
Depending on which word you're stressing right now, the meaning of the sentence can be completely different. Just try it out yourself!
Oh, my god, that's crazy. I never said she stole my money, could be my brother's. Jesus Christ.
That's kind of beautiful.
Alright. So this is why commas are so important.
If you misuse commas, this is what it could sound like.
So with proper comma usage.
I had eggs, toast, and orange juice. And without it: I had eggs, toast and orange juice.
Disgusting combination.
And finally if you guys can read this perfectly without messing up, you speak English better than 90% of all English speakers.
I'm gonna attempt to try it like the first 10 lines.
If you guys want to check it out is gonna be first thing in the description all these photos and this.
If you want to try it out for yourself. Let's do it. Are you ready? English language...
Okay, dearest creature in creation to study English pronunciation. I'll teach you in my verse. Sounds like corpse, corps, horse, and worse.
I'll keep you, Suzy, busy.
Make your head with heat grow dizzy.
Tear in eye, your dress will tear. So shall I! Oh hear my prayer.
Just compare heart, beard, and heard; dies and diet; lord and word.
Sword and sward; retain and Britain. Mind the latter, how it's written.
Now I surely will not plague you with such words as plague and ague.
But be careful how you speak: Say break and steak, but bleak and streak.
Cloven, oven, how and low.
Script, receipt, show, poem, and toe. Hear me say, devoid of trickery. Daughter, laughter and... Terpsichore.
Typhoid, measles... Okay...
This is it guys they're some funny things in the English language, try this out for yourself. Send it to your friends.
Hope you guys enjoy.
But before you guys go, check out some more videos or you can also check out free time my second channel right here
Why-do challenges and have some vlogs with my friends. And subscribe to this channel if you haven't already.
For more videos like this. And I'll see you guys next time. Hope. Hope you have a good one and peace out!
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