My husband is handsome, funny, caring and intelligent.
But he finds spelling a challenge.
He will spell aloud to me, seeking approval: “Wizard. W-i-z-z…”
“No, it has one z.”
“ONE z?! Why? Why? Why one z? Why? Isn’t that ‘Wyzard’ then?”
I laugh. “The English language is…complicated…you might even say dumb.”
“My name – Willey – it has two ls because you say WILLey, not Wyley…”