English is... well... it's a Germanic language where sixty percent of it is based on Latin. That should tell you everything you need to know about how awful a language English is. -- RecklessPrudence
The current meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Original English wound to a cold halt. "Who let the linguist in?" demanded someone in the assembly hall.
"Uh," said the unexpected linguist. "This isn't a language study group?"
The Chair-being took a deep breath. "This is the society for the preservation of original english. Not the study of its roots. Not the examination of where it came from. We preserve it. In its pristine form."