silent letters (was broadcasters)

Lynne Murphy lynnem at COGS.SUSX.AC.UK
Thu Aug 10 12:29:07 UTC 2000

> A while ago I was trying to come up with a word with a silent letter
> for every letter of the alphabet.  Is there one for q?  I don't
> really remember all of them just now.
> Rima

Well, is the Q in 'acquire' silent, or is it the C?  (Or is someone going to
tell me there's a geminate /k/ there?)


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