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L in calm silence?
The answer is 1066 and 2000 years of invasions, occupations and political complexities that go far beyond “correctness”. “calmness‘actually has silent l because of 1066; however, in some regions it has a weakly expressed l. Why? Because that’s how language works naturally over time.
What does the word guest mean?
: a person who is invited to visit or stay in someone’s home. : a person invited to a place or event as a special honor. A: customer in hotel, restaurant, etc.