Is it the S or the C that's silent in scent?

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asked Oct 29, 2018 in Words & Wordplay by anenettesmith (330 points)
Is it the S or the C that's silent in scent?

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answered Oct 29, 2018 by Lilly21 (51,210 points)
Both the S and C in the word scent are said and are not silent.

The letter "s" and the letter "c" together make a softer "s" sound so neither letters are silent in the word scent.
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answered Oct 29, 2018 by guinnessia (290 points)
Neither the S nor the C is silent in Scent.

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