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English Examined: Two Centuries of Comment on the Mother-tongue
Susie I. Tucker
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accent alphabet Anglo Anglo-Saxon Associate ation attitude avoid Britain British cede Celts changed for euphony Charybdis child consider consonant conversation Danes defer definite deprecate derivatives develop Dictionary diffident diphthong Drill drops effect English language enrichment expression forms of speech Francis March give given guage half-u hear heard ideas imagery imitative interest Jutes LANGUAGE HISTORY Latin letter literally logical long vowel sound means ment method never Norman Norman-French Note noun nounced Observe original Perhaps phrase plural preceding vowel prefix primitive principle pronounced pronunciation reflect related word remember rhyme runic alphabet Saxon Scylla short vowels short-vowel sound silent e simple simulate slang sound of g sound yuh speak speakers spelling split infinitive story substitute syllable Synonyms thing thinking in words thought tion tongue usage verb VOCABULARY VII voice William the Conqueror Words ending write words WRITTEN VOCABULARY