In spite of every effort to simplify it andreform it, English remains one of the most complicated languages. It’s a confusing beast, full of inconsistent usage, evolving rules, contradictory authorities, and newly borrowed or invented terms.
P.S. And to fill up your holiday break, here are several videos and an infographic on the history and crazier aspects of English.
- Proof that English is Crazy (video)
- Video: Four Fantastic Features We Don’t Have In The English Language
- The History of English in Ten Minutes (video)
- Infographic: Interesting Facts about the English Language