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    Question spelling and pronunciation differences in the english language

    could anyone explain to me why there is a difference between how a word is spelled and pronounce in english.thank you.

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    Re: spelling and pronunciation differences in the english language

    Quote Originally Posted by gambler
    could anyone explain to me why there is a difference between how a word is spelled and pronounce in english.thank you.
    English is a mixture of Saxon, Viking, French and Latin, so it has different spelling systems mixed together.

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