РЕКЛАМА

Загрузка...

Can you read these right the first time?

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.' />

So You Think The English Language Is Easy?

Распечатайте и отнесите своей англичанке!

So You Think The English Language Is Easy?

Can you read these right the first time?

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 topresent 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?

Let’s face it – English is a crazy language. There is no egg in eggplant, nor ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple. English muffins weren’t invented in England or French fries in France. Sweetmeats are candies while sweetbreads, which aren’t sweet, are meat. We take English for granted. But if we explore its paradoxes, we find that quicksand can work slowly, boxing rings are square and a guinea pig is neither from Guinea nor is it a pig.
And why is it that writers write but fingers don’t fing, grocers don’t groce and hammers don’t ham? If the plural of tooth is teeth, why isn’t the plural of booth, beeth? One goose, 2 geese. So one moose, 2 meese? One index, 2 indices? Doesn’t it seem crazy that you can make amends but not one amend? If you have a bunch of odds and ends and get rid of all but one of them, what do you call it?
If teachers taught, why didn’t preachers praught? If a vegetarian eats vegetables, what does a humanitarian eat? Sometimes I think all the English speakers should be committed to an asylum for the verbally insane. In what language do people recite at a play and play at a recital? Ship by truck and send cargo by ship? Have noses that run and feet that smell?
How can a slim chance and a fat chance be the same, while a wise man and a wise guy are opposites? You have to marvel at the unique lunacy of a language in which your house can burn up as it burns down, in which you fill in a form by filling it out and in which, an alarm goes off by going on.
English was invented by people, not computers, and it reflects the creativity of the human race, which, of course, is not a race at all That is why, when the stars are out, they are visible, but when the lights are out, they are invisible.
PS. – Why doesn’t “Buick” rhyme with “quick”

You lovers of the English language might enjoy this
There is a two-letter word that perhaps has more meanings than any other two-letter word, and that is “UP.”
It’s easy to understand UP , meaning toward the sky or at the top of the list, but when we awaken in the morning, why do we wake UP ? At a meeting, why does a topic come UP? Why do we speak UP and why are the officers UP for election and why is it UP to the secretary to write UP a report ?
We call UP our friends. And we use it to brighten UP a room, polish UP the silver, we warm UP the leftovers and clean UP the kitchen. We lock UP the house and some guys fix UP the old car . At other times the little word has real special meaning. People stir UP trouble, line UP for tickets, work UP an appetite, and think UP excuses. To be dressed is one thing, but to be dressed UP is special .
And this UP is confusing: A drain must be opened UP because it is stopped UP. We open UP a store in the morning but we close it UP at night.
We seem to be pretty mixed UP about UP ! To be knowledgeable about the proper uses of UP , look the word UP in the dictionary. In a desk-sized dictionary, it takes UP almost 1/4th of the page and can add UP to about thirty definitions. I f you are UP to it, you might try building UP a list of the many ways UP is used. It will take UP a lot of your time, but if you don’t give UP , you may wind UP with a hundred or more. When it threatens to rain, we say it is clouding UP. When the sun comes out we say it is clearing UP
When it rains, it wets the earth and often messes things UP .
When it doesn’t rain for awhile, things dry UP .
One could go on and on, but I’ll wrap it UP , for now my time is UP , so……….. it is time to shut UP…..!
9
1595
23 сентября 2011
Уважаемый посетитель, Вы зашли на сайт как незарегистрированный пользователь. Мы рекомендуем Вам зарегистрироваться либо зайти на сайт под своим именем.
Смотрите также
35 Undeniable Life Truths35 Undeniable Life Truths

1. Never, under any circumstances, take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night.2. Don’t worry about what people think, they don’t do it very...

29 Wise Sayings29 Wise Sayings

Как и просили - разминочка для английского языка!Knowledge talks, wisdom listens. – Jimi HendrixFool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me...

10 Awesome Bob Marley Quotes10 Awesome Bob Marley Quotes

“The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively”“One good th...

20 Ways To Make Today Unforgettable20 Ways To Make Today Unforgettable

Try something totally new. – Variety truly is the spice of life. You can see or do something a million times, but you can only see or do it for the f...

Загрузка...
Комментарии

Нуська
23 сентября 2011 13:14
как нефиг!
Только если пару раз запнулась!

sleva
23 сентября 2011 14:02
очень легко...)))

Mr.Jigijun
23 сентября 2011 14:31
Достаточно легкий текст, разве что может вызвать проблемы с переводом у недостаточно опытных. а по теме, i like it)

qqqwww
23 сентября 2011 14:45
BOT nycTb CAMu nEPEBEDYT - "Еле-еле ели ели ели".

Петя Кантроп
23 сентября 2011 15:03
Прочитал без запинок с первого раза...

Spark
23 сентября 2011 17:30
те кто думает английским, тот не прочитает. А так как у меня сразу чтение, а потом перевод, то трудности не составило, ну может пару слов.

KpeBeDko
24 сентября 2011 01:37
suit UP !)

warrcan
24 сентября 2011 11:59
Прочитать могу, только не понимаю ни слова.

Del Mar
25 сентября 2011 11:30
ой все вы крутые с google translate/ а как посадишь за парту...)))
Посетители, находящиеся в группе Гости, не могут оставлять комментарии в данной новости.
Четверг, 08 Декабря
USD 1.9789
EUR 2.1220
RUB 0.0310
Vendoll 51 минут назад В Египте - верблюды, а не пиво!

Пиво в Турции.
cancer 107 минут назад Маша выросла копия мамы стала. Мама Эльмира наша подруга была, всех подстригала а Маша капризная в очках всегда бегала вокруг, умничала и не хотела уроки учить. Потом я их навестил в Одессе, Маша почти взрослой стала и заявила что чухнет с фраером в Москву. Да уж, в инете всех встретишь. Flint 116 минут назад Филин,
Даже обижать не хочется
Flint 128 минут назад dianest,
Вот чесно скажу, ой как хочется пару аргументов вставить тебе в потдержку, но тут речь про свидомых, а им виднее))сколько мед не говори....
Flint 148 минут назад
Цитата: triangel
Как-то смотрела как этот хрен растят

У нас он вроде как сорняк растет, а вассаби (опятьже у нас) делают путем добавления красителя) Иногда тупо мешают из порошка. Ну дорогая это приправа для наших краёв. Борщ в японии поеште!!!
dianest 148 минут назад
Цитата: Либерман
А что принципиально изменилось с момента крайней публикации?

принципиально нет ибо "идет расследование", но всплыли подробности, которые на случайность ни как не тянут, имхо. Лишь в одном теле мвдешника, расстрелянного в машине почти 40 пуль. Я не могу представить, как можно "случайно" высадить несколько "магазинов" в в ментовскую машину разукрашенную знаками отличия с ног до головы
Flint 156 минут назад Xeops64,
Фотка чикатилы и его действия разные вещи, не?)))тут и первое и второе тупость.
Flint 183 минут назад Mab,
Так едь в иран!))) Ссылки на свои коменты в ризюме только оставь))) Бля, из уважения к украинским бабам не буду статистикой срать....
Мапка запомни! Мертвым похyй, живым тяжко.. Все бы хорошо, только про тупых таже история))))
Новости от партнеров

ИНТЕРЕСНОЕ:

Загрузка...
Сейчас на сайте
6 пользователей, 937 гостей