Because English is a derivative of German, and they have a similarly sounding combination of letters.
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I'm going take a wild guess and say "phonics" is derived from "phonetic".

Wait, screw it nevermind. It has to do with the term "phon".
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Cause English makes NO sense at all.
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It's almost ironic as the definition on Phonics is to spell words as they sound.
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