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  • what is going on?

  • Last Welcome back.

  • My video, This sake, I today's video.

  • I'm gonna be talking about one of the greatest mysteries in the English language.

  • So I study English for a long time, and now I believe I'm pretty familiar with the English grammar.

  • But one day I realized there have always been a lot of questions about English that are grammatically unexplainable on one of the questions that bothered me the most was Why Is will not contracted as won't.

  • So if you're familiar with how English worst contracted, you will quickly noticed that the abbreviation off we'll know should be women's or Wint.

  • But it's not.

  • It's won't and I really wanted to know why.

  • So I made a little research on the Internet.

  • I read some articles and I came to one conclusion.

  • Today I'm gonna share what I learned with you guys.

  • So the answer has a lot to do with the history off English.

  • It goes back to around 15 Hendry.

  • Back then, there were two ways to say well, will and won't the reason, wise, because they came from different origin.

  • So, depending on the region or dialect, people used either will or wall and the negative forms were wind and won't, respectively.

  • But as the English Kasten denies, well became dominant over wool and woolen became dominant over well, it as a negative for the recent has not be revealed.

  • Maybe different association was easier.

  • The way were things like that.

  • And later the letter l dropped out off wolves again.

  • I don't really know why, but Roland and won't sound pretty similar to me.

  • I don't know how they sound to native English speakers, but least they sound pretty much the same to me anyways, that that are L dropped out of Poland, and that's pretty much how it became.

  • Won't he was not a surprising as I expected, but what I can see from this little research is that English is a very regular language in terms off spelling, and that's one of the future staff hold by English loners.

  • But it's not completely random.

  • I mean, it'll has reasons you know, has histories.

  • And if you have a problem with irregular spellings or any kind of irregularity in English, just look them up on the Internet.

  • Maybe things start to look less irregular, and maybe that's gonna help your English learning?

  • I don't know.

  • That's just my opinion.

  • So thank you so much watching this video.

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Why "will not" becomes "won't" explained

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/04/28
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