C-R-A-Z-Y ‘English’

Quotation : “All English speakers should be committed to a mental hospital for the verbally insane.” Richard Lederer

Examples : If a vegetarian eats vegetables, what does a humanitarian eat ?

If a firefighter fights fire, what does a freedom fighter fight ?

If a weightlifter lifts weights, what does a shoplifter lift ?

Why does our nose run, and why do our feet smell ?

Why is there no grape in grapefruit, ham in hamburger, and neither pine nor apple in pineapple ?

Are there male ladybugs ?

Why is quicksand v-e-r-y slow, and a boxing ring square ?

Why do we cut a pair of pants with a pair of scissors, but we don’t wear a pair of shirts ?

“Cheat yet ? No, chew ?” “_____________________­­­­___­_?_____________________?

“OUGH” sounds like…

1. Cough ( To have to _ ) “______________”

2. Through ( Go _ the doorway. ) “______________”

3. Dough ( Use _ to make pizza and bread. ) “______________”

4. Bought / Fought ( Past tense of buy / fight ) “______________”

5. Tough / Rough ( Meat is _. / The road is _. ) “______________”

6. Bough ( The main tree branch ) “______________”

Plurals

1. Advice ______________ | 6. Information ______________

2. Data ______________ | 7. Mouse ______________

3. Deer ______________ | 8. Research ­­­______________

4. Fish ­­­______________ | 9. Sheep ______________

5. Ice cream ______________ | 10. Tooth ______________

Pronouncing abbreviations

( 1 word or individual letters ? )

1. UFO __________ | 3. ISO __________ | 5. HIV __________ | 7. IRA ­__________

2. NATO __________ | 4. VIP __________ | 6. AIDS __________ | 8. EU __________

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