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    Default syllabic division

    Can you help me about syllabic division in english?? there are rules about it?

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    Yes there are; I was taught them when I worked for OUP. They're often ignored. I'll look for an on-line source.

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    http://www.hyphenologist.co.uk/book/BOOK-ED3.HTM#dewtgp

    This will probably tell you more than you want to know. The main rule is that you should avoid confusion, or comic effects like leg-ends or the-rapist.

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