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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: The Proper Treatment of Events
Written By: Michiel van Lambalgen
Fritz Hamm
Series Title: Explorations in Semantics

The Proper Treatment of Events offers a novel approach to the semantics of
tense and aspect motivated by cognitive considerations.

- Offers a new theory of the semantics of tense aspect and nominalizations
that combines formal semantics and cognitive approaches.

- Written accessibly for students and scholars in theoretical linguists, as
well as in philosophy of language, logic, cognitive science, and computer

- Accompanied by a website ( that
provides slides for instructors and background material for students.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Philosophy of Language
Cognitive Science
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1405112131
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 264
Prices: U.S. $ 74.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1405112123
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 264
Prices: U.S. $ 39.95