How do you pronounce the color blue?
Is the L silent in Balm?
OED gives only the silent “l” pronunciation for salmon, balm, and calm. M-W lists both pronunciations for balm and calm, but only the silent “l” pronunciation for salmon.
Which word pronounced the same as blue?
The words blew, blue sound the same but have different meanings and spellings. Why do blew, blue sound the same even though they are completely different words? The answer is simple: blew, blue are homophones of the English language.