View Poll Results: 'H' aitch or haitch?

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    Aitch! It's Aitch!

    I cringe when I hear "haitch"

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    oh - just another reason for me to reject Catholicism!





    ...kidding! kidding!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GreenMama View Post
    We are staunch aitchers.
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    Devout aitchers. My DD keeps correcting kids in her class.
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    Aitch here too - haitch makes me all stabby!
    Quote Originally Posted by Witwicky View Post
    Aitch! It's Aitch!

    I cringe when I hear "haitch"

    I LOVE the passion of these responses!
    I must admit, my eye twitches when I hear 'zee'. It's 'zed' damnit!!! ZED!

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    Yes! Zed, zed... Most definitely zed!

    ...I blame sesame street for the zee peeps.

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    DP says Haitch... I say Aitch... When bub is old enough to learn the alphabet I can see a few problems between DP and I coming up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MamaC View Post
    We say aitch.
    Apparently haitch is American.
    Nope oddly enought it's from here. W come from there amd never heard it till we came here and thought it sounded sooooo funny.

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    It's originally aitch, but so many bogans use haitch that it has come to be accepted in common usage. So sad when that happens.

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    Quote Originally Posted by missie_mack View Post
    Hasn't anyone read pygmalion (or seen My Fair Lady)? It is Hey-ch. You need to be able to move a flame with your breath when you say it, for good elocution.
    In Pygmalion and My Fair Lafy they refer to the actual H sound... Coz Eliza left out all the "h's" in her cockney or whatever it was dialect.

    "In Hartford, herriford & Hampshire, hurricanes hardly happen" *singing...

    U got that stuck in my head now.. lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by MamaC View Post

    I LOVE the passion of these responses!
    I must admit, my eye twitches when I hear 'zee'. It's 'zed' damnit!!! ZED!
    A but that doesn't sound as good at all in the song!

    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXY and ZED now I know my ABC, next time won't you sing with me??

    See, doesn't sound as good goddammit!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GothChick View Post
    A but that doesn't sound as good at all in the song!

    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXY and ZED now I know my ABC, next time won't you sing with me??

    See, doesn't sound as good goddammit!
    Lol yea it doesn't rhyme.... Zee and me are just perfect for each other

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