hints on pronunciation
well i have not written this poem..i don't know who's the author but i liked it so i'm posting it here
it's kinda funny....
HINTS ON PRONUNCIATION FOR FOREIGNERS
I take it u already know
of tough and bough and cough and dough ?
on hiccough, thorough, laugh and through ?
well done! and now you wish perhaps.
To learn these familiar traps?
Beware of heard, a dreadful word
that looks like beard and sounds like bird,
and dead: it's said like bed, not bead!
for goodness' sake don't call it deed !
watch out for meat and great and threat,
they rhyme with suite and straight and debt.
A moth is not a moth in mother
nor both in bother, broth in brother,
and here is not a match for there
now dear and fear for bear and pear
and then there's does and rose and lose--
just look them up and goose and choose,...
it found it funny...what about u people??
Definition of 'HUMAN BEING' : A creature who cuts trees...makes paper...and writes "SAVE TREES" on it!! :P :)