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Aitch & Haitch

By Tdol on Oct 30, 2010 | | 0 Comments

There's an article on the BBC website that suggests that the  pronunciation haitch for the letter H is gaining ground among younger  speakers.  There are many contentious issues in the English language, but I can't think of one that is as venomous as the pronunciation of this letter, with people on both sides expressing hate for the other.

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