There are 923 words in the English language that break this rule, and only 44 that follow it.

There are 923 words in the English language that break this rule, and only 44 that follow it. | i before e, except after c Unless your feisty foreign neighbour Keith leisurely receives eight counterfeit beige sleighs from caffeinated at | image tagged in memes,roll safe think about it,i before e,weird,words,help | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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I always heard it as "i before e, except after c, or with the sound of a or i".

Therefore feisty, foreign, neighbor, receives, eight, counterfeit, beige, sleighs, caffeinated, and weightlifters all FOLLOW the rule. Keith and atheist do not belong on the list because Keith is a proper name and -ist is a separate syllable. Leisurely and weird do, indeed, break the rules.

Class dismissed.
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Awesome :D
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Yeah, receives :D Thanks
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Separate syllables don't apply to the rule.

Please reference my other comment.
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:D
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