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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: Proceedings of the Fourteenth West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
Edited By: José A. Camacho
Maki Watanabe
Lina Choueiri

This volume presents the proceedings of the fourteenth West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics held at the University of Southern California. This volume is a comprehensive representation of the papers presented at the conference. Topics range from child language to the transitivity of verbs to determiners and context sets and the languages covered range from Cree to Hindi to German. This volume will be of interest to a wide range of linguists covering numerous special interests and fields.

Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: CSLI Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1575860430
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 613
Prices: $74.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1575860422
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 613
Prices: $27.50