Sunday, 4 December 2011

Fact No.401

The combination "ough" can be pronounced in nine different ways. The following sentence contains them all: "A rough-coated, dough-faced, thoughtful ploughman strode through the streets of Scarborough; after falling into a slough, he coughed and hiccoughed." 

1 comment:

  1. some of these words are pronounced the same way