Pig: This guy looks pretty important. They say he's a colon something.
Goat: A colon something?
Goat: He's a colonel.
Pig: Whoa. The english language has trouble spelling.
“If an S and an I and an O and a UWith an X at the end spell Su; And an E and a Y and an E spell I,Pray what is a speller to do? Then, if also an S and an I and a G And an HED spell side, There’s nothing much left for a speller to do But to go commit siouxeyesighed.”
— Charles Follen Adams, “An Orthographic Lament”