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[It's] not our decision to make. It's up to the people themselves.
My immediate answer was, 'I don't have a singing butler and three maids who sing, but I will tell you what I can as an assistant professor.'
It was really [David] Whitteridge who taught me to be a scientist.
I wanted to find out why Shelley could write better-sounding poetry than I.
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The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune.
September 17, 1925
January 4, 2006
Peter Nielsen Ladefoged was a British linguist and phonetician who travelled the world to document the distinct sounds of endangered languages and pioneered ways to collect and study data.
A course in phonetics (1975)
Vowels and Consonants (2001)
The sounds of the world's languages (1996)
Elements of Acoustic Phonetics (1962)
Phonetic data analysis (2003)
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