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LINGUIST List 16.1923

Wed Jun 22 2005

Media: NYT: Standing on the Shoulders of Clichés

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        1.    Jessica Firger, NYT: Standing on the Shoulders of Clichés


Message 1: NYT: Standing on the Shoulders of Clichés
Date: 20-Jun-2005
From: Jessica Firger <jessica.firgerhholt.com>
Subject: NYT: Standing on the Shoulders of Clichés


I wanted to alert you to a New York Times op-ed article by Guy Deutscher
from Saturday, June 18, on the value of cliches to ordinary language. It's
entitled 'Standing on the Shoulders of Clichés', and the full text can be
found here (free registration to the NYT is required):

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/18/opinion/18deutscher.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (ENG)



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