[Ads-l] Q: M silent in MN?

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sat Jan 3 02:54:20 UTC 2015


Well, we'd need a "mnemonic" for that.

LH

On Jan 2, 2015, at 9:33 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:

> Are there words containing "mn" for which the "m" is silent, so the result is "n"?
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> Joel
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