Rhythm, intonation, exotic and familiar languages as well as computer-sythesized audio-communications, procedures in forensic linguistics, pronunciation lexicography, language change and sociological aspects of speech such as English regional accents and dialects in Britain and other parts of the world are covered in these thirty-eight articles in tribute to Professor J.D. O'Connor by an international list of contributors, including many world famous names. With an invaluable up-to-date bibliography, no university library will be complete without it.
'In summary, then, this is the kind of book which has something for everyone and lives up to the expectations raised by it sister volume.' - English Language & Linguistics, Vol 2. No. 1. 1998