This one piece of crucial English speaking advice is sending the internet wild

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LONDON — When you're speaking in your first language, some things are so automatic that you don't even realize how damn complicated they really are.

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Word ordering, for instance. On Saturday, Matthew Anderson took to Twitter to share the following screengrab from a book he'd been reading about the hidden complexities of the English language.

It's true, isn't it? While you might describe a pug as a "cute little grey dog", you probably wouldn't describe it as a "grey little cute dog". And you'd do that without even thinking about it.

As his tweet picked up steam, Anderson shared the source of this sweet wisdom.

Soon others were tucking into the book, too.

Looks like Mark Forsyth might be seeing a spike in readers very soon.

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