Asterick

The “sk” combination is difficult for many people to pronounce. That is why they say asterick instead of asterisk. It may also be the reason some people say axe (or aks) instead of ask.

However, while researching these words, I discovered that some people use the word asterick in writing as well as in speech.

What is their excuse?

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I am a veteran graphic designer who started at the time when cut and paste meant an X-acto knife and rubber cement. I use my experience to educate others. I have an intolerance for ignorance and stupidity.
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