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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: More Englishes. New Studies in Varieties of English 1988-1994
Written By: Manfred Görlach
Series Title: Varieties of English Around the World

This collection of 8 papers is a continuation of Manfred Goerlach's previous collection "Englishes" with the author's most influential writings in the field of varieties of English
Contents: Preface/More Englishes; Varietas delectat: forms and functions of English around the world; Innovation in new Englishes; Word-formation and the ENL: ESL: EFL distinction; Heteronymy in International English; Dictionaries of transplanted Englishes; Irish English and Irish culture in dictionaries of English; Text types and Indian English; Sociolinguistic determinants for literature in dialects and minority languages: Max and Moritz in Scots.

Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556194447
ISBN-13: 9781556194443
Pages: 276
Prices: U.S. $ 149
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027248710
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