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    It is spelled AITCH NO H Simple end of story.:eek:
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    aitch. Don't make me destroy you.
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    "Aitch"
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    This is a really old thread

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    Haitch in in the alphabet but if I was to NHS or HMV I would say aitch.
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    Yeah, some people decide that it ought to be 'haitch' just because it should begin with itself (and I was guilty of this too when I was younger) but it makes no sense unless you're going to start saying 'mem' 'nen' 'rar' 'wouble-you', etc.
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    I say Haitch :erm:
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    (Original post by hannahhaworth)
    AITCH. always! it infuriates me when people say "haitch".
    Surely your name would be pronounced 'annah' then? :wink2:
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    (Original post by hannahhaworth)
    AITCH. always! it infuriates me when people say "haitch".
    I actually love your hair btw haha
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    I'm from London. I don't think I know anyone apart from my mum who says ''Aitch''
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    I think 'aitch' is the correct way of saying it and I've been brought up to say it that way.
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    I say haitch, don't know why, I just always have done.

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    Aitch. I pronounce it that way
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    It is correctly pronounced aitch.
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    (Original post by CMP1227)
    Do you say ‘Sess’ because you put the letter S at the beginning like everyone seems to be doing with H? No! It’s ‘aitch’. When it’s acceptable to says ‘haitch’, it’s acceptable to says ‘Sess’ instead of ‘Ess’ and ‘Feff’ instead of ‘Eff’ and soforth.
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    (Original post by Jack Dolan)
    To all those saying 'haitch' - how do you pronounce 'NHS'?
    if i was to do the alphabet i would say "haich" if i was to say NHS i would say "aich". BUT if i was to say HSBC (as in the bank) i would say "haich"...i think it might have to do with where the H falls in the acronym. ^_^ (I'm from North West England for anyone that cares lol)
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    (Original post by medbh4805)
    Haitch. Come at me.

    People have dialects and some people need to get over it.
    It is nothing to do with 'having dialects'!!! It is all to do with education and upbringing. It dates back to when people in England actually spoke French up to the 1400's. In French there is no 'h' at the beginning of the letter!

    People who now say 'haitch' probably did not have teachers who were adequately educated!
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    Aitch is correct. But also... who the f*ck cares.
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    I mean.

    The phonetic description of the letter must imply the letter itself, no?

    "I 'ated that 'at", as opposed to, "I hated that hat".

    If you won't pronounce it even in the letter's biography, why ever does the letter exist?

    And please don't ask about W.
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    (Original post by Einheri)
    Both are acceptable usage, with 'aitch' being more common (and what I use).
    No both are NOT acceptable usage.

    I say haitch and it's WRONG. Factually and objectively wrong.

    Aytch aytch aytch aytch mother****in' aytch.
 
 
 
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