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Re: Thames and Thyme

Posted by Bob on October 20, 2002

In Reply to: Re: Thames and Thyme posted by Proofed Camel on October 20, 2002

: : Why isn't the 'h' pronounced in these words? Just wondering because a Greek friend was prounouncing the 'h' today and it struck me as odd. Are there other words that do this?

phthisic, for one. It's pronounced tiz-ik, which probably makes it the hardest word to sight-read in English.