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On the show, the guys were wondering why “solder” has an l in the middle. It’s a French word, pronounced soul-day, sounding like an african-american holiday. It means “to weld”
Also French is “vacuum”, which has 2 U’s because that’s how they say it — vac-u-um.
And pneumatic has a P because they pronounce that, too.
and why do the English say Herb? (per Eddie Izzard)
I was watching Kitchen Nightmares the other day and noticed that.
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