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09/21/17 Grif.Net – Why English is Hard to Learn

09/21/17 Grif.Net – Why English is Hard to Learn

[Imagine trying to learn =
English as a second language. Say each phrase out loud as you read =
it.]

 

The =
bandage was wound around the wound.

 

The =
farm was used to produce produce.

 

The =
dump was so full it had to refuse more refuse.

 

He =
could lead if he would get the lead out.

 

The =
soldier decided to desert his dessert in the =
desert.

 

Since =
there was no time like the present, he thought it was time to present =
the present.

 

A bass =
was painted on the head of the bass drum.

 

When =
shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.

 

I did =
not object to the object.

 

The =
insurance was invalid for the invalid.

 

There =
was a row among the oarsmen on how to row.

 

They =
were too close to the door to close it.

 

The =
buck does funny things when does are present.

 

A =
seamstress and a sewer fell down into an open =
sewer.

 

To help =
with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.

 

The =
wind was too strong to wind the sail.

 

After a =
number of injections my jaw got number.

 

Upon =
seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.

 

I had =
to subject the subject to a series of tests.

 

~~

Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net www.grif.net =

"Jesus Knows Me, This I =
Love!"