“The Toughest Language on the Planet”

Mortgage and Lending with Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 NMLS # 6869

“The Toughest Language on the Planet”


The fact that Kansas and Arkansas are pronounced differently bothers me way more than it should.

Pronouncing words that end in 'ough'. Cough, bough, rough, dough, through, though, trough....

Is the "S" or "C" in "scent" silent?

Why does fridge have a "D" in it, but refrigerator doesn't?

Why are Zoey and Zoe pronounced the same but Joey and Joe aren't?

You can drink a drink by you can't food a food?

The word "queue" is just a "Q" followed by four silent letters.

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Joe Petrowsky, NMLS #6869

Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS #2709

110 Main St.

Manchester, Ct. 06042

Office: 860 647-7701 x116

Fax: 860 647-8940

Cell: 860 836-9294

Email: joe@righttracfg.com



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Comments (4)

Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi Joe - and how about Newark, NJ and Newark, DE pronounced differently.

May 26, 2021 03:41 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Joe. Just when you take things for granted comes the tough questions. Enjoy your day!

May 26, 2021 05:09 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Joe... I remember my grandmother, whose first language was not English and who moved here in her 60's, always asking why we didn't pronounce words the way they were spelled.

May 26, 2021 05:40 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Joe - Grant Schneider added another to the always-growing list.  English is a difficult language.  I'm still learning more each day and I have lived here my entire life.  

May 26, 2021 07:14 AM