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Exploring the World by Bike

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Bomb Bay and Hobsonville Point

Today, we visit Bomb Bay – not to be confused with Bombay.  Curious but I never noticed that bomb has a silent B.  You have to pity the poor sod learning English as a second language.  How does one explain a silent B?  Are there other words in English with a silent B?  Tomb and comb, but they have a different O sound.  Very confusing. 

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