I teach at an international school and 80% of my kids are non native English speakers
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    Always sounds like bitch. Always.
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    Thump vs. thumb
    I was going to read my first graders a book called "The Thump in the Night" and asked them if they knew what a thump was before I started. Like half the class showed me their thumbs!!! πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΎπŸ‘πŸΏ
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    Beagle. Okay this was my husband. But I loved it so much we now call them beagles.
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    Miss Denise
    It only happens with the Asian kids, but on occasion a child learning English will hear me introduce myself as "Mister Nees" and that becomes my name. Maybe gender is a new concept for them?