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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

"Which leg comes after which?"

I remember a really charming illustration from a children's book for this.
I couldn't find it.


If "boot" rhymes with "coot" and "foot" rhymes with "soot," why don't the rhyming pairs rhyme with each other?

I'm not sleeping much at night.....

1 Comments:

Blogger The Thought Criminal said...

Next time you're having insomnia try coming up with a list of all the ways you can spell the sound of a long a in standard English spelling. I don't have my list anymore, I'm sure there were more than 20 of them, it was a long list. And that's not to mention the other vowels.

Insomnia is the story of my life.

4:54 AM  

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