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Friday 25 January 2008

Ivy, privy, famous; clamour

Many thanks to Ché.l'écossais who, in a comment on Word du Jour, drew attention to this brilliant guide to English pronunciation. Try reading it out loud - I had to pause once or twice. And it was written by a foreigner, too.

Ivy, privy, famous; clamour: he couldn't have known how succinct a description that is about so much of the modern process of journalism....

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