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New York being originally a Dutch province, the term of course was not known there, and Farther south different dialects among the natives themselves probably produced a different pronunciation Marmaduke and his cousin, being Pennsylvanians by birth, were not Yankees in the American sense of the word.
THE NOTE TAKER [to himself, hastily making a note of her pronunciation of "monia"] Earlscourt.
The main principles for the pronunciation of Chaucer's language, so far as it differs from ours, are these: Every letter should be sounded, especially the final
Wait till I get - " He hesitated and assured himself of the pronunciation before he said "momentum.
When she spoke, her articulation was confused, and her pronunciation of some of the longer words was hardly intelligible.
Charlie exploded into a stifled laugh at the new pronunciation of pneumonia, to Phebe's great indignation.
Johnson has been guilty of speaking his mind too freely, and has collided two or three times with Wolf Larsen over the pronunciation of his name.
I had moin, and no expince spared, at Madame Flanahan's, at Ilyssus Grove, Booterstown, near Dublin, wid a Marchioness to teach us the true Parisian pronunciation, and a retired Mejor-General of the French service to put us through the exercise.
I dursn't do it, Simmun,' cried Miggs--for that was her pronunciation of his Christian name.
The pronunciation of so terrible a name produced the usual effect among his auditors.
We're trying to be consistent across our shows, while acknowledging that our on-air talent has slightly varying pronunciations, just as they do with English words.
The online Oxford Dictionary states: "There are two possible pronunciations of the word harass: one with the stress on the har- and the other with the stress on the -ass.