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  • n. Plural form of phonographer.


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  • In my teacher's opinion it was divided into phonographers and stenographers, and never did the schoolmen of old show more bitterness in maintaining their own shibboleths than did Lowes in asserting the superiority of his system to that of Mr. Pitman -- an opinion which I need scarcely say was not shared by the world.

    Memoirs of Sir Wemyss Reid 1842-1885

  • I hope the phonographers will take that clapping to themselves.

    History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I

  • A year ago there were but three female phonographers in America; and two of these did not get their bread by the work.

    History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I

  • Sutton, who organized a corps of phonographers, which was the nucleus of the present able body of official reporters of the debates.

    Perley's Reminiscences, v. 1-2 of Sixty Years in the National Metropolis

  • Nor is it merely probable that such a barbarizing process, such an adopting and sanctioning of a vulgarism, might take place, but among phonographers it already has taken place.

    English Past and Present

  • Now it is quite possible that numerically more persons in England may pronounce the word in this manner than in the right; and therefore the phonographers are only true to their principles when they spell it in the fashion which they do,

    English Past and Present

  • The first thing that the phonographers have perceived is the necessity for the creation of a vast number of new signs, the poverty of all existing alphabets, at any rate of our own, not yielding a several sign for all the several sounds in the language.

    English Past and Present

  • Our English phonographers have therefore had to invent ten of these new signs or letters, which are henceforth to take their place with our _a_, _b_, _c_, and to enjoy equal rights with them.

    English Past and Present

  • The following quotation from Swift will prove to you that I have been only employing here an argument, which he employed long ago against the phonographers of his time.

    English Past and Present

  • The phonographers simply propose to extend this disadvantage already cleaving to our spoken languages, to the written languages as well.

    English Past and Present


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