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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 of Conversation
Written By: Francesca Pridham

The Language of Conversation analyzes exactly what happens during conversation and why it happens. The author also discusses the structure, purpose, and features of conversation. Francesca Pridham has succeeded in explaining theory in a simple, practical way without jargon and provides a clear introduction to technical terms. Intertext series.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415229642
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 112
Prices: $16.95 #9.99