by Lawrence J. J. Leonard
The following appears in The Chaos by poet Gerard Nolst Trenité, The Netherlands, (1870-1946), while using a pseudonym, Charivarius, to assist with “Engelsche uitspraakoefeningen.”
Dearest creature in creation studying English pronunciation,
I will teach you in my verse
sounds like corpse, corps, horse and worse.
I will keep you, Suzy, busy.
Make your head with heat grow dizzy.