Сложен ли английский? ;)

автор: Денис Песков

Бен Ягода иллюстрирует дьявольскую сложность английского: “Eight different meanings result from placing ‘only’ in eight possible positions in the sentence: ‘I hit him in his eye yesterday.’” (I’ll pause while you work this out. My only quibble is that I can’t quite see the difference between “I hit him only in his eye” and “I hit him in only his eye.”)