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I before E....

Did you know that the 'i before e except after c' rule is no longer taught in schools? there are 923 words that don't fit it (23 times as many as do). So the rule is now 'it's i before e, but sometimes it's e before i. when in doubt, look it up

 

Anyone else know anymore words? 

 
LostSoul88

Asked by LostSoul88 at 9:01 AM on Feb. 5, 2013 in Just for Fun

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Answers (6)
  • Weight, Height, Seize, forfeit
    BeautyGuru

    Answer by BeautyGuru at 9:11 AM on Feb. 5, 2013

  • hahah I never understood that rule!! lol
    goofygalno1

    Answer by goofygalno1 at 9:34 AM on Feb. 5, 2013

  • Receive
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 9:39 AM on Feb. 5, 2013

  • Weird
    idareyou

    Answer by idareyou at 10:26 AM on Feb. 5, 2013

  • The whole rule, as I've heard it: i before e, except after c or when sounding like a in neighbor and weigh.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 11:30 AM on Feb. 5, 2013

  • Haha. I like that.
    booklover545

    Answer by booklover545 at 1:39 PM on Feb. 5, 2013