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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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Journal Title: Language Variation and Change
Volume/Issue:   18 / 2
Date: 2006
Table of Contents: Acoustic Evidence for a Push-chain Shift in the Intermediate Period of New Zealand English
by Christian Lang
pp 141-164

The Interplay of Dialect and the Standard in Anonymous Street Dialogues: Patterns of variation in northern Italy
by Silvia Dal Negro
pp 179-192

The Spread of Standard Albanian: An illustration based on an an analysis of vowels
by pp 121-140

Sixty Years of Bilingualism Affects the Pronunciation of Latvian Vowels
by Dace Markus
pp 165-177

Effects of Region of Origin and Geographic Mobility on Perceptual Dialect Categorization
by Cynthia G. Clopper
pp 193-221

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 17.2676