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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: Dictionary of Lexicography
Written By: Reinhard Rudolf Karl Hartmann
Gregory James

Despite the frequency with which dictionaries are unquestioningly consulted, many have little idea what actually goes into producing them or how meanings are definitively ascertained. This up-to-date reference work provides straightforward and forward-looking listings of lexicographical terms.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415141435
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 192 p
Prices: $75.00