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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: Language Mixing in Infant Bilingualism
Subtitle: A Sociolinguistic Perspective
Written By: Elizabeth Lanza
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Language Contact

This book examines the simultaneous acquisition of Norwegian and English by two first-born children each with one
American and one Norwegian parent. Lanza investigates the issue of language mixing in relation to language dominance and the childrens' differentiation between the two languages in relation to the communicative demands of the context.
This new paperback edition contains an extensive updated bibliography.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
Norwegian Bokmål
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0198235755
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 416
Prices: U.S. $ 180.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0199265062
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 424
Prices: U.S. $ 45.00