Wednesday, June 27, 2012

English is ƃuısnɟuoɔ

If you thought English was confusing, here are some sentences that will make your mind boggle even more!

The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.
I did not object to the object.
The farm was used to produce produce.
It is only in the English language that people recite at a play and play at a recital.
English muffins weren’t invented in England or French fries in France.
A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum.
The human race has been running for a great many centuries now – but we’re not tired yet.

Now here are some questions:

How can ‘You’re so cool’ and ‘You’re not so hot’ be different?
Why are ‘A Wise man’ and ‘A Wise guy’ opposites?
There is no egg in eggplant nor ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple.
How come Writers write but Fingers don’t fing?
And Grocers don’t groce and Hammers don’t ham?
Why is it that whether you sit down or sit up, the results are the same?
If you take an Oriental person and spin him around several times, does he become disoriented?

Now did this make you more pǝsnɟuoɔ?

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