Phun with Phonetics: lipograms

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In the 1990s, the wonderful David Crystal, author of some of the world’s greatest texts on the English language including The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation, wrote a book called Language Play, in part of which he explained the concept and history of lipograms. Known from sixth-century BC classical Greek, this type of language […]

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