Daniel Jones

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Daniel Jones (/dænɪəl ʤəʊnz/; 1881-1967) was a British phonetician. He was head of the Department of Phonetics at University College, London. Jones became Britain’s first Professor of Phonetics in 1921 and was George Bernard Shaw’s real-life model for Prof. Higgins in Pygmalion.[1]


  • Jones, D. 1909, The Pronunciation of English, Cambridge: CUP.
  • 1917, An English Pronouncing Dictionary, London: Dent.
  • Jones, D. 2002, Daniel Jones: Collected Works, Vols. 1-8, ed. B. Collins and I.M. Mees, London: Routledge.


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