Crazy english language

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Did you find some inconsistencies in English language? Sounds funny, but it does!

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Crazy english language

  1. 1. What a crazyEnglish language… Adapted from Richard Lederer Graphic slides by MICHAEL M. MAGBANUA
  2. 2. There is no egg in eggplant!
  3. 3. …nor ham inhamburger!
  4. 4. …neither pine or apple in pineapple!
  5. 5. …English muffinswere not invented in England.
  6. 6. …nor frenchfries in France.
  7. 7. … while sweetbreads which are not breads nor sweets are meats… sweetmeatsare candies
  8. 8. … quicksand can work slowly
  9. 9. … a boxing ring is not a ring!
  10. 10. A guinea pig is not apig nor from Guinea !
  11. 11. Why do we say–”Writers write”?But fingers don’tfing? 
  12. 12. Grocers don’tgroce? Hammers don’tham? 
  13. 13. If the plural of tooth is “teeth”… : Why can’t itbe “beeth” for booth? 
  14. 14. one goose... twogeese!
  15. 15. one moose...twomeese???
  16. 16. oneindex…twoindices!
  17. 17. Is cheese the plural of choose?
  18. 18. one mouse… two mice!but why can’t for onehouse, two hice???
  19. 19. Why can’t preachers praught? Ifteachersteach…
  20. 20. If vegetarians eat vegetables,what does a humanitarian eat? 
  21. 21. and play in a recital…recite ina play…
  22. 22. Ship cargo by trucks…
  23. 23. but sendcargo byship!
  24. 24. havebut feet noses thatthat smell! run…
  25. 25. Park on driveways…
  26. 26. and then drive on parkways…
  27. 27. When the house burns up, it burns down! 
  28. 28. You fill-in a form by filling it out! 
  29. 29. When the stars are out, they arevisible, but when the lights are out , they are invisible!
  30. 30. It’s a crazy… The Crazy Adapted from Richard Lederer. Graphic slides by MICHAEL M. MAGBANUA

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