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Re: fish joke

From: "Jim Fox-Davis" <>
> Actually this is much more a play on the English phonetics, in which the
> phonene "gh" can be pronounced "f", the short "o" can be pronounced
> "ih", annd "ti" carries a "sh" sound, as in "addiTIon."

To make that clear:

gh as in enouGH  ("f")
o as in wOmen  ("i")
ti as in addiTIon  ("sh")

Thus, "ghoti" is pronounced "fish."

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