10+ years of using English and I am still not comfortable with the fact that the past tense of "read" is "read, but pronounced differently"

who the hell allowed this

yknow what

i'm gonna start saying readed

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@grainloom Read has similar root with raten (to guess). Ironic, isn't it?
Meanwhile, lesen in German and lire in French both are stemming from words meaning to receive/collect.

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