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HIGHLY IRREGULAR: Why Tough, Through, and Dough Don’t Rhyme and Other Oddities of the English Language

English can be so illogical and frustrating. Ugh, English, why are you like this?

Maybe you’ve resigned yourself to the idea that all we can do is shrug. That’s just how it it is. But there is an explanation, and this book is here to help.

Highly Irregular takes on the weirdness of English with clear, playfully illustrated answers to a range of questions about its quirks. At the same time, it’s a deeper history of English and how we made it the way it is.

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