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Fun With Phonics

Just for fun, How many ways can the /ʃ/ sound (e.g., the sh sound as in the word shirt)
be spelled in English?
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Answer: 11
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For example:
shirt
sugar
chute
action
issue
ocean
conscious
mansion
schwa
anxious
special
Of course, what would librarians know about shhhhhhh. Can we even decide on the right number of h’s?
Stephen

Posted on: September 7, 2008, 8:01 pm Category: Uncategorized