LONDON — When you’re speaking in your first language, some things are so automatic that you don’t even realise how damn complicated they really are.
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Word ordering, for instance. On Saturday, Matthew Anderson took to Twitter to share the following screengrab from a book he’d been reading about the hidden complexities of the English language.
It’s true, isn’t it? While you might describe a pug as a “cute little grey dog”, you probably wouldn’t describe it as a “grey little cute dog”. And you’d do that without even thinking about it. Read more…More about Uk, Twitter, Tweet, Language, and English Language
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