i’m a philosopher at rutgers. sometimes i spend time here and sometimes there.
| g i l - ē z | or | g i l - i s | ?
the ‘a’, ‘n’, and ‘h’ in anthony are all silent. so is the ‘7’, but that is also invisible. and anthony is usually spelled thony. the ‘e’ in gillies is also silent — someone once told me it’s a scottish thing — but that never affects the spelling.