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Re^3: My favorite silent English letter is:

by mertserger (Curate)
on Mar 02, 2012 at 08:38 UTC ( #957405=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: My favorite silent English letter is:
in thread My favorite silent English letter is:

But there is no silent O in "possum" though it is possible there might be a missing one, if you consider possum=opossum. It is quite common for words to lose letters over time, like how the Latin "fenestra" became the French "fenÍtre". Can you tell I do tech support for a dictionary?


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Re^4: My favorite silent English letter is:
by runrig (Abbot) on Mar 02, 2012 at 18:39 UTC
    See my note elsewhere in this thread.

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