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It Just Might Work – One-liner Wednesday #1linerWeds

 

 

Image courtesy of Pinterest and Cheezeburger

 

 

 

 

This post is part of One-liner Wednesday:

One-Liner Wednesday – Chilly Day for a Swim

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Why the English Language Makes No Sense

Terri Herman-Ponce

Come on now. We’re all thinking it.

The English language is W.E.I.R.D.

Cough. Dough.
How. Low.
Meat. Great. Threat.

I mean, seriously. Right?

So, today, I wanna see just how much I can make your head spin. Though you might want to consider taking some aspirin first. Or a good, strong drink.

Ready?

Great.

Now, here’s why the English language makes no sense…


Because our spelling is confusing.

Consider this. If you took the rules of English spelling to heart and wanted to spell the word potato with those rules, this is what would happen:

If GH can stand for P as in ‘hiccough’,
If OUGH can stand for O as in ‘dough’,
If PHTH can stand for T as in ‘phthisis’,
If EIGH can stand for A as in ‘neighbor’,
If TTE can stand for T as in ‘gazette’,
If EAU can stand for O as in ‘plateau’,
Then…

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10 Genius Stephen Hawking Quotes That Will Inspire You To Dream Big

Follow the link below to find 10 great inspirational quotes from Stephen Hawking:

via These 10 genius Stephen Hawking quotes will inspire you to dream big.


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Happy St. Paddy’s Day – Caturday Edition

In honor of both St. Patrick and St. Gertrude (the patron saint of cats whose day is also today), here is a Caturday edition of St. Patrick’s Day pictures.

 

 

(images found on Pinterest)


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RIP Stephen Hawking – One-liner Wednesay #1linerWeds

Sadly, the world has lost Stephen Hawking who was not only one of the world’s most brilliant minds but also a truly inspiring person. RIP Stephen, and hopefully the universe’s secrets are all now yours to know.

“However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.” -Stephen Hawking

This post is part of One-liner Wednesday:

One-Liner Wednesday – Report