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.
Papers in this volume deal with various aspects of the structure of Bantu languages, including the study of double objects in applicative constructions, the morphology and syntax of noun class prefixes, and reflexivization and reciprocalization.