- French hache. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Ireland we say 'aitch' that is the Presbyterians do - for some reason which escapes me Catholics say 'haitch' - another argument for integrated education.”
“Next they'll be saying "aitch" instead of "haitch" for the eighth letter of the alphabet.”
“H is the only other letter one could conceivably make into the word "aitch"; although it would take a Brit to justify it, it certainly makes more sense than zed.”
“If I as much as dropped an 'aitch', I was consigned to the naughty step.”
“But I entirely agree with you about 'aitch' and 'shai-jool'.”
“I'd love to hear her home-spun decisions; Well, by golly, if a man wants to marry another man, then he should just move to Russia so I can keep an eye on both of those sinners and then cast them to aitch, ee, double hockey sticks.”
“English speakers practicly always insert aitches into forren words written with an aitch the natives dont utter.”
“The Brits think they say aitch and tend to look down on the Irish for saying haitch.”
“Plz to mind teh gap in teh aitch tee tee pee, kthx.”
“Honest disclosure of a possible conflict of interests: My two sons are both officers in the IDF and are currently both in the general area of Gaza. aitch”
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Thanks to everyone who added to this list. (I moved it to a new URL, so all the words added on the first day are credited to me—sorry about that.)
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