English spelling origin (OT?)

Steve Kl. stevekl at PANIX.COM
Wed Dec 11 15:28:26 UTC 2002

On Wed, 11 Dec 2002, Mark A Mandel wrote:

> But that doesn't cover "height" or "sleight". ISTM that this exception
> is more accurately (though less mnemonically) stated as
>         or when followed by silent "gh"

And there's always weird exceptions.

-- Steve

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