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Old 12-11-2013, 08:33 AM
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Originally Posted by MrInsanePolack View Post
I think this might be an English translation thing, because in the states we pronounce the H in historic and hotel. In hour it is silent, as well as honor. Crazy ass language.

Didn't even think about the different forms of English. But I is 'Merican, so you is rong! Haha!
The h thing derives from the Latin roots of English. Latin as in Roman, not South American! Oh, and the correct spelling is "honour" ;)

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Originally Posted by Pocket-full-of-gold View Post
A lecture on proper use of the English language from a Yank?

Now I've heard it all! :-)
Haga, almost as bad as a lecture from an Aussie!
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