Monday, March 14, 2011

English is weird

This is just another example of how difficult the English language can be to a dyslexic.
1) The bandage was wound around the wound.

2) The farm was used to produce produce .

3) The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.

4) We must polish the Polish furniture.

5) He could lead if he would get the lead out.

6) The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.

7) Since there is no time like the present, he thought it was time to present the present

8) A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum.

9) When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.

10) I did not object to the object.

11) The insurance was invalid for the invalid.

12) There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row ...

13) They were too close to the door to close it.

14) The buck does funny things when the does are present.

15) A seamstress and a sewer fell down into a sewer line.

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

17) The wind was too strong to wind the sail.

18) Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.

19) I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.

20) How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend?


Sarah Cox said...

As a speech and language pathologist and a mom of a son with Dyslexia, I can really appreciate this! No wonder we have so many kids that struggle!

Luqman Michel said...

Thanks for your comment Sarah.
Yes, but this is just one aspect that a dyslexic has a problem with.I intend to explore this in the next few articles that I intend to write on.

Dane said...

great article. keep it up. as a preschool teacher, i find this blog very useful and enlightening.

Luqman Michel said...

Thank you Dane. It is always nice to see encouraging comments like yours. God Bless.

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