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Fifth letter of a Nasdaq stock symbol specifying that the issue is the second preferred bond of the company.
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Used in stock transaction tables in newspapers to indicate that during the day's activity the stock traded at a new 52-week high price.
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Although at first glance this idea may appear to be contradicted by Tillich's contention that we should have the faith to "simply accept the fact that [we] are accepted" (1948:162) by a power greater than ourselves, both these ideas still require a person to mindfully formulate their own defence against the "darkness of non-being" (Haitch 1995:93).
Stable jockey Richard Johnson prefers Fairoak Haitch, who was all out to beat the ambulance home on his hurdling debut at Cheltenham last month.
When you think of the horses they have trained in the past, like Opera Fan, Sea Haitch Em and Primaticcio, who all went on to win good races, it shouldn't have come as that much of a surprise for they have a knack of getting their horses fit and well.
If the letter 'H' is pronounced 'aitch' but is sounded 'huh' in words, then would it not be logical to spell it and pronounce it 'haitch'?
Less scientific methods include measuring the distance between a person's eyes, whether they say aitch or haitch, or observing which foot they kick with.
What is more shocking to the ear is to pronounce the letter "h" as "haitch", when it is actually spelt "aitch"!
Curiously the word aitch doesn't begin with aitch and is not pronounced, "Haitch."
I would definitely have to complain to the Faultless Friends web site if they sent me anyone who incorrectly aspirated in the belief it was posh (saying Haitch TV Wales, instead of the correct Aitch TV Wales).
LORD ATTERBURY looked like a horse to follow, and so did six-year-old Freteval, who took the two-and-a-half-mile maiden hunter chase from Sea Haitch Em.