11:30 a.m. - 2005-07-14
I have a grave and serious problem with a grammar ‘rule’ –“ i before e, except after c - with … what …exceptions?
What’s with this rule – it rarely applies – and here is proof:
And I know there is more out there. Can anyone explain what a so-called ‘rule’ has so many exceptions? What am I missing in this equation?
I have always had such a battle with ie and ei’s. Now I see that it’s because English (of which most of these words are not of English origin) is such a darned hard language to learn. How can we possibly expect for
Help me!.... Please!