Is English really Easy?

Of course I happen to think so (just like Serbs thing that Serbian is easy, arabs think Arabic is easy, and Chineese think Chineese is easy).  But, I got this in the e-mail today and thought I would post it.  What do you think no??

Can you read these right the first time?

1) The bandage was wound around the wound.
2) The farm was used to produce produce.
3) The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.
4) We must polish the Polish furniture.
5) He could lead if he would get the lead out.
6) The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.
7) Since there is no time like the present, he thought it was time to present the present .
8) A bass was painted on the head of the bass  drum.
9) When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.
10) I did not object to the object.
11) The insurance was invalid for the invalid.
12) There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row .
13) They were too close to the door to close it.
14) The buck does funny things when the does are present.
15) A seamstress and a sewer fell down into a sewer line.
16) To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.
17) The wind was too strong to wind the sail.
18) Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.
19) I had to subject the subject to a series of tests..
20) How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend?
21) The archer shot an arrow from his bow to the bow of the ship.

TDF — Huh?

Just in case you don’t know it, the Tour de France (pronounced Tour day France for all of you Bob Roll fans out there) started today.  What?!  You don’t know the difference between the yellow and pokadot jersy?  Take a look at this page on the basics of the tour de france for more information.

Image from joe shlabotnik via flickr