[Haskell-cafe] Re: how to write an haskell binding

Brian Hulley brianh at metamilk.com
Tue Jun 27 15:36:30 EDT 2006

Aaron Denney wrote:
> On 2006-06-27, Brian Hulley <brianh at metamilk.com> wrote:
>> lennart at augustsson.net wrote:
>>> Quoting Brian Hulley <brianh at metamilk.com>:
>>>> It is defnitely *a* haskell. There is actually no word in English
>>>> with a silent 'h', though this statement is unfortunately
>>>> controversial and news to whoever wrote the spell checker used in
>>>> many printed publications.
>>> "There is no English word with a silrnt 'h'"... What kind of English
>>> do you speak?
>>> What about words like 'hour' and 'honest'?
>> Ok apologies for forgetting about these 2 words (and their
>> derivatives) - I agree they do have a silent 'h'.
>> I suppose they are the exception that proves the rule... :-)
> Don't forget "honor".

>From the Collins English dictionary:

"honest" : not given to lying, cheating, stealing etc
"honour" or U.S. honor : personal integrity, allegiance to moral principles 

So I'd say these two words are closely related, so the search is still on 
for another word with silent 'h' not related to time or integrity.

Regards, Brian.

Logic empowers us and Love gives us purpose.
Yet still phantoms restless for eras long past,
congealed in the present in unthought forms,
strive mightily unseen to destroy us.


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