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American pronouncing dictionary of troublesome words.

Frank O. Colby

American pronouncing dictionary of troublesome words.

by Frank O. Colby

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • English language -- United States -- Pronunciation -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreDictionaries.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE1137 .C56
      The Physical Object
      Pagination399 p.
      Number of Pages399
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6071572M
      LC Control Number50010743
      OCLC/WorldCa1347193

      draggle (third-person , Fielde, Adele Marion, “ 拖 (thoa) ”, in A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones, Shanghai: American Presbyterian Mission Press, page [If] it be too long it draggles on the ground and gets under foot and is very troublesome. Derived terms. The practice of pronouncing the word Wednesday Wed-nes-day may help you remember how to spell the word correctly. Use a dictionary. Many professional writers rely on the dictionary—either in print or online. If you find it difficult to use a regular dictionary, ask your instructor to help you find a “poor speller’s dictionary.”.

      I read this book because the author is coming to campus to speak later this month - his talk is "The Infamous N-Word in American Culture" and is related to this book. The first half of the volume is constructed like a narrative laundry list of the ever-changing (yet not) uses of the word and how it's been treated in the U.S. legal system - the /5. The following tables will be found useful in settling practice with regard to certain troublesome classes of words. I. American usage tends to the termination -ize where English usage often sanctions -ise. Worcester's New Pronouncing Spelling Book. The American Book Company, New York. Division of Words By F.W. Hamilton.

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Ross Eckler, Some troublesome medical names like Guillain Barre, Meniere, are included, but not Poiseuille-Hagen nor Cialis. This dictionary is in British English, although it refers to American English variations. There are a number of useful graphs and pie-charts showing the percentages of people pronouncing in different ways.5/5(5).

This category is for articles related to specific monolingual dictionaries and glossaries in English and of unidirectional two-language dictionaries in which the headwords are in English. Note: Articles related to specific bidirectional and bilingual dictionaries for various languages and which include English as of the language pairs should be listed in Category:English bilingual.

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Actually, I enjoyed Nick's email so much, I want to read it aloud here. Here it is. Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words Bill Bryson One of the English language’s most skilled and beloved writers guides us all toward precise, mistake-free usual Bill Bryson says it best: “English is a dazzlingly idiosyncratic tongue, full of quirks and irregularities that often seem willfully at odds with logic and common sense.

The list below contains some of the most commonly mispronounced words (mostly by foreigners) in English. Pronunciation is given in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and in a notation that uses just three IPA symbols (ə as in “ a gain” or ” a book”, æ as in “c a t”, and ʌ as in “b u t”) and should be quite intuitive.

Some troublesome medical names like Guillain Barre, Meniere, are included, but not Poiseuille-Hagen nor Cialis. This dictionary is in British English, although it refers to American English variations. There are a number of useful graphs and pie-charts showing the percentages of people pronouncing in different ways.5/5(3).

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