The English Language is an Asshole

My son is 5 years old and started kindergarten this year. We’ve been introduced to sight words, which Wikipedia describes thusly:

Sight words are commonly used words that young children are encouraged to memorize as a whole by sight, so that they can automatically recognize these words in print without having to use…

--

--

--

Father of 3, husband to 1, writing for fun. I’m an app-addicted autodidact & workflow whiz who dabbles in web design and writing. Sr. Community Manager by day.

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Simplex Sugar Stands Coming Soon!

Hello, everyone!

I Don’t Hate Vegetables — Just Vegetarians!

You say you want a resolution?

Check…Please!

BLOOD AND ME.

Mama Of Drama Tshirt

I Don’t Know How to Wipe

Four people spelling out the word poop with sparklers in a long exposure photograph

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Nick Simard

Nick Simard

Father of 3, husband to 1, writing for fun. I’m an app-addicted autodidact & workflow whiz who dabbles in web design and writing. Sr. Community Manager by day.

More from Medium

Are you a clock devotee?

My Mom’s Saree.

5 things you need to eliminate from your life for succeedd.

Struggling To Give Up Your Smartphone At Night? 7 Ways To Ditch Screens