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The phrase "pronounced further back in the throat" makes no sense. It's totally wrong: Russian [ш] is a post-alveolar, English [sh] is palato-alveolar, which make them very similar in terms of place in the oral cavity. "Back in the throat" suggests something palatal or velar, or even glottal, like [x] or [h].--Vkulikov (talk) 18:07, 13 November 2013 (UTC)

"totally" is a bit of an exaggeration, I think. It should say mouth instead of throat. I don’t think "back in the throat" suggests any of those choices..."sh" cannot be pronounced in the throat, or further back toward the throat. Back in the throat only suggests further back in the mouth, which is what should have been written. —Stephen (Talk) 09:51, 14 November 2013 (UTC)