Six Reasons Why English Spelling Is So Weird

The English spelling system never fails to amaze and confuse linguists and learners alike for having weird and inconsistent spelling rules. It is so challenging and complex, that it is often cited as one of the reasons why English is difficult for learners to master.  We understand what they feel. We literally named this blog […]

Places Where English is Spoken

English is spoken virtually everywhere. From the streets of New York and the pubs of London to the Internet, you can see and hear English everywhere. The status of English as a global language is recognized by many countries, organizations, and individuals. And it’s certainly a useful one, too, as English is the language of […]

What Does Ghoti Mean in English?

If you’ve never seen or heard the word “ghoti” in English before, you might pronounce it as /ˈɡoʊti/ or something similar to “goatee.” You might even mistake it for an Indian word or a word from an Indian language. However, this word does not appear in any dictionary, and both native English speakers and those […]