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It's Been Said Before

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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: Speech Sounds
Written By: Patricia Ashby
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Series Title: Language Workbooks

SPEECH SOUNDS is an accessible and helpful guide to basic phonetic theory. Explaining the fundamental skills of the phonetician, the text investigates the different angles involved in the production of sound and uses data-based material to reinforce each new concept. SPEECH SOUNDS includes examples from a wide range of languages, dozens of exercises with solutions and full cross-references.

Publication Year: 1995
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415085713
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 128
Prices: U.S. $ 12.95