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“The 1920 scriptures committee included another innovation in the new edition: a “Pronouncing Vocabulary.” The Book of Mormon contains 337 proper names, more than half of which are unique to the volume. Without a standard to guide them, readers pronounced the names in different ways.”
William W. Slaughter, Richard E. Turley, Jr.
(“How We Got the Book of Mormon—Pronunciation Guide”, )