Language isn't merely a combination of sentences, aimed to converse and to put your views forward. It is something beyond words, phrases, clauses and sentences. To learn any language, there are rules and grammar structure. Grammar is basically not something hard, It is just a tricky puzzle, one can easily go through it with little help and practice.
But, to learn any language, first learning some rules of grammar is important. To learn these rules, it is important to explore the hilarious aspect of those rules to make them easier.
With all the wonders of English, one can call it the best language to be learned. From the simple noun to all complex prepositions, grammar has its own charm. Though English may seem easy at times, it has its own complications. It would not be wrong to state ‘English is an insightful language of facts and visions’.
The English language creates such fun facts, that one can even claim to ‘laugh out loud’ in English - LOL.
Following are the fun facts in English:
Game of Silent Letters
As a boy asked his father why we pronounce ‘hour as our’ where H goes, The father replied, "Dear child, H is silent." Next day, the father asked son to heat up his food, Son ate his food. Father angrily asked his son, "What did you do? Have you gone mad?" Son innocently replied Dad, I thought H is silent, when you said ‘heat it up’ I thought you’re saying ‘eat it up’.
Beauty of the Personification:
Brilliant use of personification in the English language strengthens its hilarious impact, as the poet quotes nature is dancing, as
‘No time to turn at Beauty's glance,
And watch her feet, how they can dance’.
A dancing girl makes sense but dancing nature. What does he really mean?
So bad, they are good!
O’ Man what do you really mean, English sarcasm and irony is baffling.
Dual Meaning Idioms
‘Heart in your mouth’, Oops, idioms play such games that are unbelievable. Heart in your mouth seems to be impossible but truly acceptable when a man is between ‘ the devil and the deep sea’.
Game of Mumbo-Jumbo Musings
I know, what I don’t know but you don’t know what you know, confusing phrases and the never-ending philosophy.
‘As cute as a button, as cool as a cucumber’. This fun game of simile is unbeatable. It casts its magic spell on all English language.
‘It will take a big tractor to plough the fertile fields of his mastermind. Life starts to shine with more spark when words are magical. Metaphors play important role in it.
Beyond all these examples, grammar is an exalted, immense and inexplicable magic of the English language.
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Written By Nitin Rastogi at our Meerut Headquarters