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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 Language of Belonging
Written By: Ulrike Hanna Hanna
Dariusz Galasiński
Series Title: Language and Globalisation

The authors address one of the most significant aspects of social life in
our times: that of cultural identities and identifications, and of the ways
we construct them through our speech and the narrative of ourselves and
others. They combine a theoretical re-assessment of how we understand,
study and analyze processes of identification with detailed case studies of
the discourses of three-generation families living in split-border
communities along the former 'Iron Curtain', talking about themselves and
other social groups, about their way of life and their experiences past and

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0230554377
ISBN-13: 9780230554375
Pages: 232
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1403907870
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 232
Prices: U.K. £ 45.00