If You Can Recite This Poem Flawlessly, You Speak English Better Than 90 Percent of the World

Okay, this one is a doozy and is taking the internet by storm. How good are your English pronunciation skills? This poem will put even the best linguists to the test!

The poem is entitled “The Chaos”, penned in 1922 by Dr Gerard Nolst Trenité. A writer, traveller, and scholar, he composed the poem to show how difficult it is to read English aloud. It contains approximately 800 of the more frequently mispronounced words in the most convoluted language in the world.

See how well you do, and then watch and listen to the video below the poem to see how close …read more


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