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This Wonderful Language of Ours

The World According to Our Students
(author unknown)

Multi-national personnel at North Atlantic Treaty Organization headquarters near Paris found English to be an easy language… until they tried to pronounce it. To help them deal with an array of accents, the verses below were devised. After trying them, a Frenchman said he’d prefer six months at hard labor to reading six lines aloud. Try them yourself.

Dearest creature in creation,
Study English pronunciation.

I will teach you in my verse
Sounds like corpse, corps, horse, and worse.

I will keep you, Suzy, busy,
Make your head with heat grow dizzy.
Tear in eye, your dress will tear.
So shall I! Oh hear my prayer.

Just compare heart, beard, and heard,
Dies and diet, lord and word,
Sword and sward, retain and Britain.
(Mind the latter, how it’s written.)

Now I surely will not plague you
With such words as plaque and ague.
But be careful how you speak:
Say break and steak, but bleak and streak;

Cloven, oven, how and low,
Script, receipt, show, poem, and toe.
Hear me say, devoid of trickery,
Daughter, laughter, and Terpsichore,

Typhoid, measles, topsails, aisles,
Exiles, similes, and reviles;
Scholar, vicar, and cigar,
Solar, mica, war and far;

One, anemone, Balmoral,
Kitchen, lichen, laundry, laurel;
Gertrude, German, wind and mind,
Scene, Melpomene, mankind.

Billet does not rhyme with ballet,
Bouquet, wallet, mallet, chalet.
Blood and flood are not like food,
Nor is mould like should and would.

Viscous, viscount, load and broad,
Toward, to forward, to reward.
And your pronunciation’s OK
When you correctly say croquet,

Rounded, wounded, grieve and sieve,
Friend and fiend, alive and live.
Ivy, privy, famous; clamour
And enamour rhyme with hammer.

River, rival, tomb, bomb, comb,
Doll and roll and some and home.
Stranger does not rhyme with anger,
Neither does devour with clangour.

Souls but foul, haunt but aunt,
Font, front, wont, want, grand, and grant,
Shoes, goes, does. Now first say finger,
And then singer, ginger, linger,

Real, zeal, mauve, gauze, gouge and gauge,
Marriage, foliage, mirage, and age.
Query does not rhyme with very,
Nor does fury sound like bury.

Dost, lost, post and doth, cloth, loth.
Job, nob, bosom, transom, oath.
Though the differences seem little,
We say actual but victual.

Refer does not rhyme with deafer.
Foeffer does, and zephyr, heifer.
Mint, pint, senate and sedate;
Dull, bull, and George ate late.

Scenic, Arabic, Pacific,
Science, conscience, scientific.
Liberty, library, heave and heaven,
Rachel, ache, moustache, eleven.

We say hallowed, but allowed,
People, leopard, towed, but vowed.
Mark the differences, moreover,
Between mover, cover, clover;

Leeches, breeches, wise, precise,
Chalice, but police and lice;
Camel, constable, unstable,
Principle, disciple, label.

Petal, panel, and canal,
Wait, surprise, plait, promise, pal.
Worm and storm, chaise, chaos, chair,
Senator, spectator, mayor.

Tour, but our and succour, four.
Gas, alas, and Arkansas.
Sea, idea, Korea, area,
Psalm, Maria, but malaria.

Youth, south, southern, cleanse and clean.
Doctrine, turpentine, marine.
Compare alien with Italian,
Dandelion and battalion.

Sally with ally, yea, ye,
Eye, I, ay, aye, whey, and key.
Say aver, but ever, fever,
Neither, leisure, skein, deceiver.

Heron, granary, canary.
Crevice and device and aerie.
Face, but preface, not efface.
Phlegm, phlegmatic, ass, glass, bass.

Large, but target, gin, give, verging,
Ought, out, joust and scour, scourging.
Ear, but earn and wear and tear
Do not rhyme with here but ere.

Seven is right, but so is even,
Hyphen, roughen, nephew Stephen,
Monkey, donkey, Turk and jerk,
Ask, grasp, wasp, and cork and work.

Pronunciation — think of Psyche!
Is a paling stout and spikey?
Won’t it make you lose your wits,
Writing groats and saying grits?

It’s a dark abyss or tunnel:
Strewn with stones, stowed, solace, gunwale,
Islington and Isle of Wight,
Housewife, verdict and indict.

Finally, which rhymes with enough —
Though, through, plough, or dough, or cough?
Hiccough has the sound of cup.
My advice is to give up!!!

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Happy About Announces Release of ‘They Made It!’ by Angelika Blendstrup, Ph.D.

Author Angelika Blendstrup interviewed successful entrepreneurs from around the world and compiled her findings in “They Made It!: How Chinese, French, German, Indian, Iranian, Israeli and other foreign born entrepreneurs contributed to high tech innovation in the Silicon Valley, the US and Overseas.

Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) — February 27, 2008

Happy About today announced the release of “They Made It!: How Chinese, French, German, Indian, Iranian, Israeli and other foreign born entrepreneurs contributed to high tech innovation in the Silicon Valley, the US and Overseas”. Great leaders have been the stuff of many business books over the years with authors often promising to deliver THE key ingredients that can guarantee the readers success in their own careers.

As author Angelika Blendstrup shows, there is no “secret sauce”, but a number of “recipes for success” with specific ingredients that if applied, may smooth the path upward. These recipes are the result of conversations with foreign-born (as well as US) Silicon Valley/US entrepreneurs who tell it as it is. Each leader tells a unique, personal story of how s/he came to the US and ultimately made it.

If you plan to immigrate to the US and establish yourself in Silicon Valley, or if you are just curious to find out what make these extraordinary individuals tick, you can listen to these foreign-born professionals and gain personal insight into the fulfillment of their ambitions and dreams.

“Immigrants from Andy Grove, to Vinod Khosla, to Sergey Brin have made Silicon Valley the extraordinary success it is today. This book provides valuable lessons learned from the successful entrepreneurs that will prove inspiring to people from every country.”

— Steve Westly, Founder and CEO, The Westly Group, Former California State Controller

The book is available from and Happy About.

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Happy About Announces Release of ‘Communicating the American Way’ by Elisabetta Ghisini and Angelika Blendstrup, Ph.D.

In “Communicating the American Way” authors Elisabetta Ghisini and Angelika Blendstrup show what can go wrong as a result of cultural misunderstandings. Written in simple, accessible English, the book is packed with real-life anecdotes and compelling examples.

Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) — February 28, 2008

Happy About today announced the release of “Communicating the American Way” the first hands-on guide to U.S. business communication written in English ( The book helps readers understand why, despite their good language skills, they don’t always get the results they want with their colleagues or their boss. The enjoyable style makes it easy for readers to learn proven techniques that will enhance their communication effectiveness. Each chapter has boxes and illustrations providing examples of typical pitfalls for international professionals in specific situations, such as meetings, presentations, email, job interviews, media interviews, networking etc.

By showing the readers how to crack the “code” of doing business in the U.S., the authors want to give them tools to improve their communication skills and to fulfill their potential. This book is a must read for those international professionals who want to propel their career forward.

“Whether they live in India, China, Russia or Brazil, global professionals know that their daily interactions with American employers or customers are a minefield of potential misunderstandings and missed opportunities. This hands-on book shows them how to communicate the American way and truly connect with their U.S. colleagues. Presentations, meetings, phone calls – and more: this book covers all you need to know to fit in smoothly into the American workplace.”

— Markus Hoevener, CEO, Bloofusion Germany

The book is available from and Happy About.

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For some, accents an acute challenge

By Marton Dunai
Contra Costa Times
October 13, 2006

Foreigners’ efforts to shed heavy accents is not new. But immigration and globalization have exposed those in English-speaking workplaces to more accented speakers than ever before. The language differences have led to personal discomfort, students say; worse, those with a heavy accent or flawed grammar should expect to make less in lower positions than others with more polished diction.

Although they all speak the language of finance and technology, these professionals run into office-type trouble all the time, said Angelika Blendstrup, who has taught diction in the South Bay for a decade.

A few years ago, Blendstrup did an informal study, showing hiring managers tapes she had recorded with heavily accented students. The managers invariably said they wouldn’t hire a worker with a heavy accent.

“It wasn’t a racist comment,” Blendstrup said. “They said, this is going to take a lot of time, the kind of time I don’t have.”

Blocked from advancing, fearful of having to face board meetings, clients sign up even if initially they decide against paying her $135 hourly fee and submitting to a mandatory minimum of eight classes, Blendstrup said.

Smoothing out a very different accent can ease everyday interactions, too. “One Indian engineer would ask for a ‘dall goffey’ at Starbucks for years,” she said. “After visiting me a few times and finally ordering a tall coffee, he was relieved that for the first time in years he didn’t have to repeat himself.”

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