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Thread #46778   Message #712567
Posted By: The Walrus
17-May-02 - 06:01 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The Fireship
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The Fireship
I sould have said that this still exist in a small "rump" of words (Honour, hour, heir etc) but for most words were supeceded by the Germanic hard H (Hanger, Hacksaw etc).

I'm now sure when the change came about, but does this mean that 'Amlet could tell an "'Awk from an 'Andsaw" ?