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Entries tagged 'pronunciation'

  • Desereted
    One of the things specific to LDS culture and one of the things I forgot about by the time I started doing linguistic studies was an attempt duri...

  • People are Deaf
    While I didnt know that it was a Yamaha product until today Ive known about Vocaloidfor a l...

  • Crash Review
    I started going through the Pimsleur course today for Japanese. Since I didnt know what they would cover in the course I decided to just start fro...

  • Direct Import from Poland
    I was driving down the street yesterday heading to the west end of the valley and on the side of the street there was a scrolling marquee. I wasn...

  • Pronounced
    English is a rather strange language. It is filled with many different language influences and it is full of conflicting grammatical rules. It is ...

  • Déjà Vowel
    I thought I had talked about this once before but apparently I havent. Also it seems Google isnt indexing anything for the search box Ill loo...

  • Constant/Consonant
    The other day in work a coworker was making a joke about another one not a derogatory joke mind you a joke that she often makes about herself....

  • Caution: English Construction Next 5 Miles
    At my work theres a guy who often mispronounces the names of things. Usually its nothing to bother with but occasionally some unusual words are cr...

  • Pronunciation Sandwich
    GameTrailers has been doing retrospectives of the Final Fantasy series over the last month or so from t...

  • Emphasis Added
    As a general rule English follows a pattern of emphasizing every other syllable. Occasionally one and two syllable words in succession will swap t...