English spelling origin (OT?)
prichard at LINFIELD.EDU
Wed Dec 11 16:57:15 UTC 2002
In these days of tension in the Middle East, it's good to remember that
neither leisure sheik seized the weird foreign height.
On Wed, 11 Dec 2002, Steve Kl. wrote:
> 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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