Posted by Bob on October 20, 2002
In Reply to: 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.