The big book of beastly mispronunciations the complete opinionated guide for the careful speaker by Charles Harrington Elster

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .

Written in English

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  • English language -- Pronunciation -- Dictionaries.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementCharles Harrington Elster.
GenreDictionaries.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1137 .E56 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3404649M
ISBN 10061842315X
ISBN 109780618423156
LC Control Number2005020060

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