English is a Funny Language – Part III

Did you like the post And you thought English was easy? Well, here is Part III in the series English is a Funny Language. Read Part I and Part II.

Before further ado… here’s some more phrases a lexophile would love:

  • A seamstress, and a sewer, fell down into a sewer line.
  • After a number of Novocain injections, my jaw got number.
  • At the Army base, a bass was painted on the head of a bass drum.
  • He could lead, if he would get the lead out.
  • How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend?
  • I did not object to the object.
  • I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.
  • I spent last evening, evening out a pile of dirt.
  • Since there is no time like the present, he thought it was time to present the present.
  • The bandage was wound around the wound.
  • The buck does funny things, when the does are present.
  • The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.
  • The farm was used to produce produce.
  • The insurance was invalid for the invalid.
  • The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.
  • The wind was too strong to wind the sail.
  • There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row.
  • They were too close to the door to close it.
  • To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.
  • Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.
  • We must polish the Polish furniture.
  • When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.

And, to close this post, try pronouncing this:

If you have a rough cough, climbing can be tough when going through the bough on a tree!

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  1. Hey, my mother language is fun aswell :p

    Precej je bilo precej vode. (Soon there was much water)
    Gol mo?ki je zadel gol. (Naked man scored a goal)

    And one you probably came across earlier:
    Three witches watch three swatch watches, which witch watches which swatch watch?

  2. Well im thinking of Indian accent right now. It’s funny and interesting to listen to at the same time. Chinese who live in South East Asia also have a funny accent.

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