james3

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Re: Can every letter be used as a silent letter?  •  September 22, 2010, 9:08am  •  1 vote

Goofy, agreed and point taken. but as a very general rule it sort of works, I suppose for people (like myself) who don't use 'unetymological' regularily or have much of a phonetic idea of the root ety

Re: Can every letter be used as a silent letter?  •  September 21, 2010, 2:21pm  •  2 votes

thanks for all responses to this inane question, i really appriciate all of these contributions... I suppose there are differing phonetic pronounciations with many words depening on accents & dialect

Re: Can every letter be used as a silent letter?  •  September 21, 2010, 2:02pm  •  2 votes

lets stick with r...kind of a presupposition here, but, take a word like harrier. if say it was spelled with only one r would it be pronounced the same way? if so then one of them is silent, agree?

Re: Can every letter be used as a silent letter?  •  September 19, 2010, 11:49am  •  0 vote

Well one of the a's in aardvark is certainly silent.