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It's Been Said Before

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Language Contact: Substratum, Superstratum, Adstratum in Germanic Languages
Edited By: Dirk Boutkan
Arend Quak
Series Title: Amsterdamer Beitrdge zur Dlteren Germanistik 54

A presentation of strata in language contact in Germanic Languages.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Rodopi
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Language Family(ies): Germanic
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9042014547
ISBN-13: N/A
Prices: Hfl. 100,-/US-$ 43.-