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Re: My favorite silent English letter is:

by roboticus (Canon)
on Feb 29, 2012 at 18:00 UTC ( #956986=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to My favorite silent English letter is:

An old BritCom (The Young Ones, IIRC) had a line something like "His name is Rick, with a silent P".

...roboticus

When your only tool is a hammer, all problems look like your thumb.


Comment on Re: My favorite silent English letter is:
Re^2: My favorite silent English letter is:
by tangent (Deacon) on Feb 29, 2012 at 18:31 UTC
    Ha, The Young Ones, what a larf! And surreal.

    Wot's a wok?
    It's like a frying pan.
    No, it's wot you twow at wabbits.

Re^2: My favorite silent English letter is:
by davies (Vicar) on Feb 29, 2012 at 18:47 UTC

    One of my father's: "the P is silent, as in bath".

    Regards,

    John Davies

      Ugh...
        One of my favourite movie quotes, and from a goddawful film, is "Looks like the kind'a guy that gets out'a the shower to piss."

      Or, as Benny Hill once put it, "as in swimming pool!" ;-)

      Cheers,

      JohnGG

      Pool-side sign: "Welcome to our ool! [Notice there's no "P" in it...]"

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