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By J. C. Wells

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.

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Title: The Linguistics of British Sign Language
Written By: Rachel Sutton-Spence
Bencie Woll

This is the first textbook dealing specifically with British sign
linguistics. It provides essential support for learners of British Sign
Language and others interested in the structure and use of BSL, and assumes
no previous knowledge of linguistics and sign language. Technical terms and
linguistic jargon are kept to a minimum. The book contains over three
hundred illustrations and an index of signs and sign phrases. There are
also exercises and a reading list for further independent study.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
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