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Subject:  Re: oddest misspelling I recall seeing Date:  1/18/2013  1:47 AM
Author:  TMBFAverageJoe Number:  12868 of 13874

"Confession: I used to pronounce the H in "herb".
You do if it is short for Herbert, but not if you mean a small plant, is that right? How is a non-native speaker supposed to know that? "


I had the same issue with Arkansas, which I pronounced as Ar-Kansas.

~aj
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