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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
Edited By: Asa Kasher

The purpose of this collection is to portray the development of pragmatics as a science of language, in a such a way as to enable readers to critically assess this theorectical development. Issues explored include * presupposition * implicature * discourse * grammar * communication * indexicals * psychology * sociology. This work provides highly useful references and suggestions for further reading, and has an exceptionally detailed subject and name index to enable easy and immediate access for the reader.

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: 2653
Prices: $905.00