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Sic Lingua Anglica Non Fungitur

"Sic Lingua Anglica Non Fungitur"
"English Doesn't Work That Way"

You probably have seen things like this:



It's wrong.

Orthographic rules of English pertain not only to letter combinations, but also to the positions of those letter combinations (i.e. where in the word they appear). In English, word-initial "gh" doesn't have the "f" sound, and word-final "ti" doesn't have the "sh" sound.

Yes, what you see up there is a funny joke, but it doesn't reflect the reality of the English language.

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