ghoti


ghoti
pronounced as fish; an indication of the complexity and inconsistency of the English language attributed to George Bernard Shaw - gh as in cough, o as in women and ti as in nation means ghoti can be pronounced as fish (and other words have been cited such as trough, rough, laugh station, etc., the original has not been tracked down)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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