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.
Print and Digital, Specialised Dictionaries, Databases
Despite the great number and diversity of specialised dictionaries and terminologies, several major issues of specialised lexicography still remain unresolved. The articles in this volume intend to discuss and resolve such open questions and, at the same time, spawn further research.