Did you ever think about the English language? I did and I became more confused than ever. Like why do we "park" in the "driveway" but drive in the "parkway"? When we a have "yard or garage sale", are we selling our yard or garage? How about the "hot dog"? Are we eating a dog that's hot? Why does a" night cap "mean a drink before bedtime but not something we wear to bed? Anyway, my interest in the language takes me back to the etymology and pun on words. For instance "Palindrome" refers to a word or text that can be read the same back words, like "Mom" or "Wow". "Portmanteau word" refers to a blend of words like "Brunch" (breakfast and lunch) and "Smog"(smoke and fog). And then there are words that are pronounced the same but have completely different meanings and spellings.They are referred to as "Homophones" like, "Maid made the the bed" "Reigns are rained on" etc. "Neologism" on the other hand refers to a made-up or coined word. For example, "My dog Ginger was so human like I nick named her "Hominique".
No matter how much quirkiness we find in a language it is a skill that one should master to be able to communicate more effectively with one another. After all, many world famous authors have mastered this art. Thus we have literary classics and linguistic masters.