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25 of the Hardest English Words to Spell

25 of the Hardest English Words to Spell

English is not known for being an overly phonetic language. Since modern-day English is essentially a hybrid language, with Germanic roots and heavy Romance (French) influences, its spelling system builds from the spelling systems of both language families, making English spelling a real nightmare to learn. Furthermore, unlike many other languages, English doesn’t tend to modify loanwords to fit spelling conventions, often just using the...

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