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Re^2: My favorite silent English letter is:

by Anonymous Monk
on Feb 29, 2012 at 20:24 UTC ( #957021=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: My favorite silent English letter is:
in thread My favorite silent English letter is:

I was also su-prised by the idea that surprise's first r is silent. I've always pronounced both r's for as long as I can remember (which nowadays is about 10 minutes).

I wonder if it's a regional thing? My mother was from the (US) midwest. Most of the folks out there talk about the nation's capital as "Warshington DC". In which case, there's the on-again, off-again r for you...again.


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Re^3: My favorite silent English letter is:
by I0 (Priest) on Jul 11, 2012 at 17:14 UTC
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