in this sense.
A Brief History Of The Letter HThough it’s a high-value letter in Scrabble and Words with Friends, H is a relatively common letter. Statistically speaking, it is the eighth most commonly used letter in the English language. That’s because H is usually paired with other consonants like wh, ch, sh, and gh. H is found in the most common two-letter pair (th) and in the most common three-letter combination (the). (The letter …
What’s The #’s Real Name?How do we currently use the # symbol? On Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, you tag your friends with the @ symbol and you tag topics with the #. If you see something that says “#WordoftheDay,” the tweet or post has something to do with Word of the Day. And, once you click on that marked topic, you’ll likely see all public posts about it. It’s a …
Origin of h.s.1
From the Latin word hōc sensū
Definition for h.s. (2 of 3)
(in prescriptions) at bedtime.
Origin of h.s.2
From the Latin word hōrā somnī at the hour of sleep
Definition for h.s. (3 of 3)
British. Home Secretary.
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