The English Language Can Be Tricky To Learn

It must not be too hard though given it’s the lingua franca of the world

A drawing of the greek god Janus
A ‘Janus word’ is a word that is its own opposite — like ‘fast’, which can refer both to moving very quickly and to staying put.

THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE CAN BE tricky to learn. I would argue that speaking the English language is easy but learning to read or write is the tricky part. It’s easier to learn the English language given it’s all around us.



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A Grain of Salt

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I’m an American disabled combat vet exiled in the UK & a free speech absolutist. I’m a 4x top writer.