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Aitch or Haitch?
« on: November 29, 2018, 07:07:40 PM »
I am currently doing some research for the Brussels based artists/filmmakers Effi & Amir, who are working on an independent essay-film under the working title Places of Articulation, which questions the relationship between voice and identity.

The film will include testimonies (not solely from Northern Ireland) of people who have been confronted by test-like situations, interviews with professionals (speech therapists, linguists, researchers), scientific archive footage and youtube pronunciation tutorials, that will be combined together in a rhythmical and poetic edit.

So I'm looking for people who have a story about being directly tested on how their pronunciation of the letter h to identify them as Protestant or Catholic, and the consequences - maybe it happened in an interview and you didn't get the job or you were beaten up on the street. Whatever it is, I'd love to hear from you.

The artists will be visiting here in December and would like to meet with potential candidates to hear their story in person. As this is still the research phase, no filming will take place during this visit and there is no obligation to participate any further.

If you're interested, please get in touch.

jillyfred

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Re: Aitch or Haitch?
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2018, 07:33:42 PM »
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Re: Aitch or Haitch?
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2018, 09:15:15 PM »


I lived in  Belfast for 30 years, and I never heard ANYONE, of either Religion, pronounce it any way ,other than AITCH.... lol

Those Filmmakers, are they Middle Easterners... ??? ;)

HAITCH, sounds more like something that Mrs. Bucket would say... and she's from ENGLAND.... :) :D

I just realized, HAITCH might have been heard on MALONE Rd, or  in CHERRY VELLY....  I don't really know for sure, because I kept away

from those areas because they are " High Class "  :D gated areas ( Fur coats and no knickers ) , that like to exclude the Common Plebs and

Riff Raff...  It's sorta like the Indian Caste System :whistle: :sarcastic: 
When will the I.R.A. pay Compensation to their Innocent Victims or Relatives.

derdrei

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Re: Aitch or Haitch?
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2018, 05:18:23 AM »

HarryHippo

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Re: Aitch or Haitch?
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2018, 05:25:51 PM »
I wonder what one Jimmy Pursey would use ?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdVFzdRZF0Q       ;)
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Re: Aitch or Haitch?
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2018, 05:37:14 PM »
Jesus Caitchrist / CHaitchrist unbelievable.
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Re: Aitch or Haitch?
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2018, 05:49:13 PM »
Jesus Caitchrist / CHaitchrist unbelievable.

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Re: Aitch or Haitch?
« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2018, 10:03:58 PM »
Jesus Caitchrist / CHaitchrist unbelievable.

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Re: Aitch or Haitch?
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2018, 02:22:19 AM »
Jesus Caitchrist / CHaitchrist unbelievable.
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Re: Aitch or Haitch?
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2018, 04:29:06 PM »
Dont really think its a religion thing but Norn Ireland being Norn Ireland it is perceived that way.
Good luck with the film.

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Re: Aitch or Haitch?
« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2018, 05:39:55 PM »


My missus, who is from the glorious city of Hull, pronounces her aitches as haitches.

I find it hilarious, but she doesn't say it for effect. She's deadly serious.

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Now I've started doing it.


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Re: Aitch or Haitch?
« Reply #11 on: December 02, 2018, 09:30:56 AM »
I,m haitch aye pee pee why
 
I am haitch aye pee pee why
I know i am i feel i am
I,m haitch aye pee pee why.

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Re: Aitch or Haitch?
« Reply #12 on: December 02, 2018, 09:49:57 AM »
Certainly I have heard it pronounced both ways. Also there is a tendency for some to pronounce the letter 'R' as 'Orr'.  ;)
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Re: Aitch or Haitch?
« Reply #13 on: December 02, 2018, 11:10:58 AM »
I,m haitch aye pee pee why
 
I am haitch aye pee pee why
I know i am i feel i am
I,m haitch aye pee pee why.

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Good one Gemma!

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Re: Aitch or Haitch?
« Reply #14 on: December 02, 2018, 04:40:06 PM »
I remember Starsky and Hutch  :)
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