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There are various videos on [[YouTube]] of people reading it, e.g. <ref>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1edPxKqiptw</ref>
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There are various videos on [[YouTube]] of people reading it, e.g. in nice [[Received Pronunciation<ref>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfRSvTSY0d4</ref>or American <ref>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1edPxKqiptw</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 17:10, 12 July 2019

"The Chaos" (/ðə keɪ(j)ɒs/) is a poem by Dutchman Gerard Nolst Trenité, published in 1920, that highlights irregular spelling and irregular pronunciation in English.[1]

There have been two versions; the original short version[2] and the longer "full" version[3]

There are various videos on YouTube of people reading it, e.g. in nice [[Received Pronunciation[4]or American [5]


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