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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: The Language of Websites
Written By: Mark Boardman
Series Title: Intertext

The Intertext series has been specifically designed to meet the needs of contemporary English Language Studies. Working with Texts: a core introduction to language analysis (second edition 2001) is the foundation text, which is complemented by a range of 'satellite' titles. These provide students with hands-on practical experience of textual analysis through special topics, and can be used individually or in conjunction with Working with Texts.

The Language of Websites:
*explores the ways in which websites use and present language
*covers many different types of web-based interaction, from buying online and auction sites, to search engines, email links and chatrooms
*considers the structures of language online, such as audience interaction and how hypertext alters narrative structure
* features a full glossary.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415328535
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 128
Prices: U.S. $ 75.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415328543
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 128
Prices: U.S. $ 15.95