English is a language that both unites and divides us. For some it's the beautiful, mellifluous verses of a Shakespeare or Keats that get their juices flowing, for others it's the strict application of cold, rigid laws of grammatical perfection. In reality, English is neither perfectly beautiful, nor perfectly logical. In fact, it's genuinely absurd. Take a look at these 14 examples of the most ridiculous reasons why English is a decidedly odd tongue.
Oh, You English!
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His Mother Ruined His Life!
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'I' Before 'E' Except...
And You Know You Should Be Glad
Six Blue Dogs, but Not Blue Six Dogs
Line up, Line up!
I Never Said SHE Stole My Money...
I Don't Know Why You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello.
Aussie English Is Even Odder!
English: No Rhyme or Reason