silent letters (was broadcasters)

James Smith jsmithjamessmith at YAHOO.COM
Thu Aug 10 14:17:24 UTC 2000

The"o" in "iron" is silent??

--- Kim & Rima McKinzey <rkm at SLIP.NET> wrote:
> >As in "SloAne", "lamB", "duCk", "WeDnesday",
> "bellE", , "Gnash", "Honest",
> >, , "Knock", "haLf", "Mnemonic", "damN", "irOn",
> "Pseudo", , , , "busTle",
> >"cheqUe", "Write", , , and ?
> 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

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