Irregularities and exceptions in English grammar
Is there anything you hate about English? Irregular verbs? Irregular plural nouns? Maybe irregular pronunciation? That is quite a lot of irregularities to cram.
What if they are not just exceptions that one needs to learn by heart? What if there is some logic behind them, and everything can easily be explained as resulting from natural changes that occur in the language?
During the meeting we are going to prove that oddities like foot-feet, go-went-gone or wolf-wolves did not come up accidentally - they are remnants of certain grammar rules that are no longer used in contemporary English. We will go as far back as King Alfred’s times to learn a few Old English rules, which will enable us to pour some sense into all of those irregularities.