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How to say owl?
Is the letter H silent in human?
HOUR is an quiet in many English words for various reasons. Not all such words that came into English from French still have quiet h, anyway. Through the ages we have come to pronounce hour words such as horror, hospital, master, Humanand humor.
How do owls talk?
Although many owls “scream”, others make hissing sounds and may sound like dogs barking, cats meowing, or horses neighing (see Resources below). When you hear the sound owl, wait a moment, then call back. Sometimes different owl will start calling when he hears the hooting of others.
Is the H silent in WHIP?
Yes, strictly speaking, wh in whip should be pronounced as in what, where, when. Most Americans don’t bother to pronounce the WH sound loudly, and for most Americans it sounds unnatural.