the Andrew Bailey

Maintain. Ance.

Main-tain. A verb. To keep things working and in order.

Main-tain-ance. Not a word. Wait, what?

Main-tain-ance. NO!

Main-ten-ance. A noun. The process of maintaining.

WHY, ENGLISH? WHY? Why do you have to be so cruel? I understand irregular verbs and plurals, but what were you smoking when you did this? Since when does tain become 10?

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