Alvin Hladek
Alvin Hladek voted up Ray Dart's answer

It's interesting. My father, an old public school boy (that means he went to a posh private school for you 'stateside people) was taught to pronounce hotel without the leading "h" (and indeed you still hear that today sometimes). So he would always talk about "An otel". I have seen him wince when I have … Read more