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PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:19 pm 
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Cast.

It seriously has over 50 different meanings.
WTF, English ???????
https://www.dictionary.com/browse/cast

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:48 pm 
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Nah: I'd say the award goes to any loan word with unintuitive plural forms.

For example, Octopus, Kata


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:23 pm 
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The worst word is "Ascertain" there's a whole video about it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrJYpActs7g

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:16 am 
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Meal. The most unappetizing word there is.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:24 pm 
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I'd say "lay"/"lie". They have slightly different forms for nearly identical meanings.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:39 pm 
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I have issues with the word "weird".

It's "i before e except after c", unless "it sounds like 'ay' as in neighbor or weigh", unless it's weird, apparently.


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