How do you say fish in British?
“Ghoti” = “Fish“
Is the L in salmon silent?
No, in “salmon“, the “I” is referred to as silent “l” (the lower case version of “L“). So while the letter “l” is present in the spelling, we just say “samon”.
Is the H silent in human?
H is silent in many English words, for various reasons. Not all such words that have come into English from French still have a silent h, however. Over the centuries we have come to pronounce the h in words like horrible, hospital, host, human, and humour.
How do you spell fish?
Ghoti is a creative respelling of the word fish, used to illustrate irregularities in English spelling and pronunciation.