Issue 127, page 3
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Guest-mudgeon Silvio says
Hmm... while we would never stoop to saying heighth ourselves, we should point out that this is a pretty well established pronunciation. The earliest form of height was the Old English hiehtho and in Middle English it was heyeth. By Shakespeare's day it had become heythe and heighth was common until the 19th century when educated usage began to favor height. In the old dialect of Gloucester it was hecth.
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