I’m pretty sure the same guy who came up with the spelling of Wednesday was responsible for February too. Doesn’t the whole idea of a silent letter seem oxymoronic? Or maybe just plain moronic.
Then there are those words that seem to need letters that just aren’t there. Segue needs a w. And an ay. Cough needs an f. Colonel definitely needs an r.
Don’t even get me started on Duke’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski. How can anyone possibly pronounce a word that begins with krzyz? Obviously, by ignoring all the letters entirely. (For non-sports fans, it’s pronounced Shə-SHEF-ski.) Then there’s bologna, hors d’oeuvres, receipt, jeopardy, gauge, etc.
That’s all for today. Other than this:
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