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Genuine Pronunciation

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bathetic - 1 Displaying, or characteristic of insincere emotions - 2 An effect of anticlimax created by an unintentional lapse from the sublime to the trivial or ridiculous.

pur sang PRONUNCIATION: (pyoor SAN*) [* the last syllable is nasal] MEANING: adjective: Pure; genuine. noun: Someone or something that is genuine. adverb: Genuinely; in all respects. ETYMOLOGY: From French pur sang (pure blood). Earliest documented use: 1846.

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The Genuine Joys of English Pronunciation

Students from different cultures can have accents so their pronunciations and spellings of words might be different. This is very important to keep in mine when discussing phonics, so the teacher is not constantly correcting the student on their speech.

Wilhelm Maybach - 'The King of Design' as the french hailed him, is credited for the creation of the the first ever 'genuine' car in the history : The 35 hp Mercedes of 1901