#1
...does that mean we can ignore words like leisure and reign because they technically don't exist?
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#2
No; they're just grammatically incorrect/exceptions to the rule/it's a sh!te rule.
#3
no....wait, youre a sept 04er? damn you stupid
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#5
The rules of the english language do generally have more exceptions than followers

Despite being the biggest international language, and therefore best communication tool, it's not a great language. It's just a blend of everything else
#7
^ wtf :S and ye...ignore them... but then again, nothing arund us actually exists so should we ignore you too?
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#8
Shouldn't you know how to spell by yourself?

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#9
Yes we should.
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#10
its not a rule.

its a saying that in most cases are correct to help kids remember.
#14
well, if you know your sayings then you would know the whole saying at the end has a little ditty that explain the rule for words like reign, and weigh, and neighborhood, where it sounds like an a
#15
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That 'rule' continues with "except when sounding as in neighbor and weigh."

So they are correct.

Then what about weird?
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#16
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That 'rule' continues with "except when sounding as in neighbor and weigh."

So they are correct.


What about 'their'? Or even 'heir'? I'm not getting at you about it, just the rule. It needs to explain itself!
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#21
okey, I'm a crazy viking, explain what he means or I KILL YOU!?
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#22
srsly it's just about when letters have sex. I always comes before E.
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#23
english is the hardest language because of all the exceptions to rules like the ones you listed.
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#24
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english is the hardest language because of all the exceptions to rules like the ones you listed.


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Swedish is REALLY ****ed up! very long up....
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#25
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Swedish is REALLY ****ed up! very long up....


i disagree.


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#26
It means that you shouldn't rely on grade 2 grammar lessons, dumbass.
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#27
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That 'rule' continues with "except when sounding as in neighbor and weigh."

So they are correct.


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#28
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The rules of the english language do generally have more exceptions than followers

Despite being the biggest international language, and therefore best communication tool, it's not a great language. It's just a blend of everything else



Agreed. Anyone who has taken any high school level English class should know that.
#30
So... where does "Ancient" fit into all of this?
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#31
Yes those words don't exist
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