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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Pragmatics: Critical Concepts
Edited By: Asa Kasher

This timely collection, for the first time together in one place, gives students and researchers access to the major works of the history of Pragmatics as the science of language use. Readers can mow critically assess the subject matter, methods, theories and applications that have shaped this exciting area of language study.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415117348
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 2653p
Prices: US $905.00, UK 550.00