The correct pronunciation of ‘H’ is aych, so why do people say ‘haytch’?

By: | Post date: 2017-02-27 | Comments: No Comments
Posted in categories: English, Linguistics

Is there a /h/ in aitch?

No?

Well, you won’t be surprised why someone thought it was a good idea to insert one, then. Every other letter names has something to do with the letter sound it represents. Even allowing for English orthography.

Leave a Reply

  • Subscribe to Blog via Email

    Join 300 other subscribers

  • June 2018
    M T W T F S S
    « Jan    
     123
    45678910
    11121314151617
    18192021222324
    252627282930  
%d bloggers like this: