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The Big Book of Beastly Mispronunciations: The Complete Opinionated Guide for the Careful Speaker
The Big Book of Beastly Mispronunciations: The Complete Opinionated Guide for the Careful Speaker. In addition, the book motivates the reader to pay better attention to how he or she speaks, which has a huge impact on how others perceive us. How is it troubling? Well, unless you were raised by English teachers or sticklers for accurate speech, you will realize that you have been laying verbal eggs all your life by repeating pronunciation errors you learned first from family and friends and never bothered to check out in the dictionary.
There Is No Zoo in Zoology: And Other Beastly Mispronunciations. However you feel about Mr. Elster's first word pronunciation guide, "There Is No Zoo in Zoology", you will fell about his addendum. It is a wonderful companion to his first book, and left me wondering if a third book might be possible, since we have no shortage of mangled words in need of his aid!
by Charles Harrington Elster. His special interest led him to produce this book and a sequel ("Is There a Cow in Moscow?)
by Charles Harrington Elster. Is There a Cow in Moscow?: More Beastly Mispronunciations and Sound Advice : Another Opinionated Guide for the Well-Spoken. Charles Harrington Elster. How to Tell Fate from Destiny: And Other Skillful Word Distinctions. His special interest led him to produce this book and a sequel ("Is There a Cow in Moscow?). The core of his efforts is an alphabetical guide to selected words that are commonly mispronounced. Each entry provides the preferred pronunciation.
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in Zoology by Elster, Charles Harrington -There Is No Zoo in Zoology by Elster, Charles Harrington. words are arranged alphabetically with witty, enlightening discourses on how each word has been spoken and misspoken.
item 2 There Is No Zoo in Zoology by Elster, Charles Harrington -There Is No Zoo in Zoology by Elster, Charles Harrington. item 3 There Is No Zoo in Zoology by Elster, Charles -There Is No Zoo in Zoology by Elster, Charles. Nearly 400 of the most frequently mispronounced words are arranged alphabetically with witty, enlightening discourses on how each word has been spoken and misspoken.
Charles Harrington Elster. ISBN 10: 0025352806, ISBN 13: 9780025352803. Published by Collier Macmillan, 1988. Condition: Good Hardcover. From Books Express (Portsmouth, NH, . Price: US$ 8. 8 Convert Currency.
As Elster points out, there is no sewer in connoisseur, no dip in diphthong, and no pronoun in pronunciation. The culmination of twenty years of observation and study, The Big Book of Beastly Mispronunciations is more than just a pronunciation guide. Elster discusses past and present usage, alternatives, analogies, and tendencies and offers plenty of advice, none of it objective. Whether you are adamant or ambivalent about the spoken word, Elster arms you with the.
Charles Harrington Elster believes that yes, it does make a difference (and that, for the record, one should pronounce the word AF-loo-int). Elster, the author of Is There a Cow in Moscow? and There Is No Zoo in Zoology, has chosen more than six hundred of our most commonly mispronounced words, arranged them alphabetically, and written entertaining essays that unapologetically offer his informed opinion as to why a word should be pronounced a particular way. Where pronunciations commonly vary or dictionaries disagree, Elster is an eager arbiter.
and other beastly mispronounciations : an opinionated guide for the well-spoken. by Charles Harrington Elster. Published 1988 by Collier Books, Collier Macmillan in New York, London.
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