How to Speak Gymnastics Part 2: I before E

Names of Germanic origin seem to cause people a lot of problems with the order of the i and the e.
I before E, except after C, or when sounding like “why” as in “why are you trying to do that forward hip circle?”




You can remember that Weiler is the one with the e first because if you’re Wieber, the Weiler hurts your E-score. Or, you can just remember it like a normal person. 

Finally, in my continuing effort to have a series of borderline-psychotic arguments with the women’s Code of Points (the first step is admitting you have a problem), let’s talk about this.

Really, women’s code? TBC? To be confirmed? You’ve had about 50 years since Willie Weiler Weilered. This really calls your level of efficiency into question. It’s almost like you don’t have a team of experts working around the clock to confirm this information.

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