English Confusion ~ Refuse the Refuse!

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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?

If teachers taught, why didn’t preachers praught?

If a vegetarian eats vegetables, what does a humanitarian eat?  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?

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How can a slim chance and a fat chance be the same, while a wise man and a wise guy are opposites?  Your house can burn up as it burns down, you fill in a form by filling it out.

 

Why doesn’t Buick rhyme with Quick?

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