I’ve just come across this most delightful poem which highlights the marvels of English spelling and the variations in pronunciation. Take the spelling ‘ough’: How many ways can you think of to pronounce it?For example: through, though, thorough…
Actually, it can be pronounced in 10 different ways! Click here for all 10.
And then, click here for that super poem.
Enjoy the world’s global language! (Sometimes I wonder whether, if a vote were cast, would English actually be chosen as such an important lingua franca?!)