Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Here's The Problem

Here's the problem: "receive"

Why it is a problem: the spelling makes no sense to me, thus I spell it wrong every single time I spell it out

Why: Because in German, you would pronounce the second vowel. (For example, Leid (sorrow) is pronounced like "she lyed the garden to make it white" and Lied (song) is pronounced "They lead the country in stupidity." and seeing as how i started out learning two languages after escaping the womb, I simply cannot figure out that the 'e' comes first in receive.

(I realize, that English is full of things that counter my, lied, which clearly knocks it out of the park...but this is literally the reason I can't spell that freaking word.)

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