richardprys

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Re: Can every letter be used as a silent letter?  •  September 25, 2010, 5:51am  •  1 vote

Shaun, It's absolutely impossible to explain further. I have written my pronunciation as well as I can, and I can't explain further *how* I manage to talk that way. Probably only Henry Higgins has a

Re: “Anglish”  •  September 25, 2010, 5:44am  •  0 vote

Jay, I think that would count as dialect. People would probably think you strange if you wrote like that in a national newspaper column.

Re: Can every letter be used as a silent letter?  •  September 24, 2010, 6:11am  •  1 vote

Yes, I believe that is what happened with "could".

Re: Can every letter be used as a silent letter?  •  September 23, 2010, 4:39pm  •  1 vote

Chris B: In "fajitas" the J is pronounced as English H. Likewise, in "tortilla" LL is pronounced Y (or sometimes more of a j sound). Using Spanish pronunciation is not making the letters actuall

Re: “Anglish”  •  September 19, 2010, 9:11pm  •  1 vote

I think I have made a mistake; "them" is the Viking pronoun. "Thou" is from OE. I probably should not write when tired.

Re: Can every letter be used as a silent letter?  •  September 19, 2010, 12:14pm  •  1 vote

Probably any letter can be silent if you talk to the right people! (e.g. I don't pronounce the "l" in "people")

Re: Resume, resumé, or résumé?  •  September 19, 2010, 12:08pm  •  0 vote

Personally I'd avoid writing "resume", "CV" or any other such word at the top of your CV. Just put your name - it should stand out better. Of course, different countries and industries have preferre

Re: “Anglish”  •  September 19, 2010, 11:42am  •  1 vote

I love learning languages and finding out about word roots. It is good to have a big wordhoard if one is a wordsmith or wishes to clarify in simpler language. My English vocabulary increased muchly