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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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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: Romance in HPSG
Written By: Sergio Balari Ravera
Luca Dini

This volume addresses several aspects of the syntax and semantics of Romance Languages from the constraint-based, lexicalist perspective of Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar (HPSG). The papers in this volume not only broaden the empirical coverage of HPSG, but also discuss the significant implications of Romance languages for the development of HPSG theory. Among the critical topics discussed in this book are: bounded and unbounded dependency constructions, argument structure, the syntax and semantics of quantification, null complements, missing object constructions, cliticization, and the syntax and semantics of nominal expressions.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: CSLI Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1575860821
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 408 p

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 157586083X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 408 p