Re: Spelling inquiry: Cacheable? Cachable?

Subject: Re: Spelling inquiry: Cacheable? Cachable?
From: Beverly Parks <bparks -at- HUACHUCA-EMH1 -dot- ARMY -dot- MIL>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 1995 12:59:46 MST

(This is in reference to cachable or cacheable)
David Castro wrote-->
> However, the silent "e" --as someone else pointed out-- affects the sound
> of the preceeding letter combination...changes it from a hard ch to a
> soft "sh" sound.

Why is the sound of the ch determined by the e? What about
"niche"? Most people pronounce that "nitch," though "neesh" is
also correct.

What about bachelor, machete, and machine? What's determining
the sound of the ch in those words?

Or chagrin and change?

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