If you can pronounce correctly every word in this poem, you will be speaking English better than 90% of the native English speakers in the world.
After trying the verses, a Frenchman said he’d prefer six months of hard labour to reading six lines aloud.
OUR TEACHER MADE US READ THIS OUT LOUD IN CLASS AND I DIED
I still can’t say anemone
I only stuttered like twice and I’m stupidly proud.
Were it not for simply having never even heard certain words before, I probably could read this without much trouble. You know, besides when I stop paying attention and start just pronouncing everything alike because of it, confirming that even if you know the pronunciations it doesn’t make the English language any less batshit.