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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 and Conceptualization
Edited By: Jan Nuyts

To what extent is conceptualization based on linguistic representation? And
to what extent is it variable across cultures, communities or even
individuals? Of crucial importance in the attempt to develop a
comprehensive theory of human cognition, these remain among the most
difficult questions in the cognitive sciences. This volume brings together
ten new contributions from leading scholars working in a wide cross section
of disciplines, including linguistics, anthropology, psychology and philosophy.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
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