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

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sat Jan 3 03:07:42 UTC 2015


Thanks (and there are 19 other words beginning "mnem", none of which 
I am familiar with).  My morbid mind ran rather to words like "condemn".

Joel


At 1/2/2015 09:54 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>Well, we'd need a "mnemonic" for that.
>
>LH
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>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"?
> >
> > Joel
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