A history of modern colloquial English, by Henry Cecil Wyld ...

3d ed., with additions.. Oxford, B. Blackwell, 1936.

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Other Title Colloquial English.
Subjects English language -- History.
English language -- Phonology.
English language -- Pronunciation.
Description xviii, 433 p. 23 cm.
Notes "This book is mainly concerned with English as it has been spoken during the last four or five centuries."--Introd., p. 1.
Contents Alphabetical list of sources, fifteenth to eighteenth centuries (p. [xi]-xv)--Remarks on phonetic notation.--Table of phonetic symbols used in this book.--Introductory.--Dialect types in Middle English and their survival in the modern period.--The English of the fifteenth century.--The English language from Henry VIII to James I.--The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.--The history of English pronunciation in the modern period; the vowels in stressed syllables.--The vowels of unstressed syllables.--Changes in consonantal sounds.--Notes on inflexions.--Colloquial idiom.--Appendices.--Supplementary.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)00316848
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