40 Times The English Language Confused Even The Native Speakers

Published 5 years ago

Can you answer a quick question? Which one of these sentences is incorrect: “The horse raced past the barn fell” or “The old man the boats”? If you guessed that it’s the first one, you’re wrong. If you guessed that it’s the second one, congratulations – you’re also wrong. The truth is, both of them are correct – welcome to the fun world that is the English language.

Some rules of the English language can be quite confusing for non-native speakers, especially those who are just starting out learning the language. However, there are plenty of unwritten rules in the English language that never cease to surprise even those who have been speaking it their whole lives. Check out all the times the English language made no sense in the gallery below!

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