A big thanks to Thoughtco.com for this humorous yet helpful article about some of the ways spelling in English can be tough.

Speaking of the word TOUGH– notice different pronunciations for the “OUGH” pattern:

Tough

Cough

Dough

Thought

And more.

Enjoy our interesting language!

The article may be found here:

https://www.thoughtco.com/spelling-problems-in-english-1212366

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