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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: Turkish Grammar
Written By: Jaklin Kornfilt
Series Title: Descriptive Grammars Series

More comprehensive, more up-to-date, and more effectively organized than any other description of the language. ... The analyses are up-to-date and insightful, and Kornfilt has done a superb job of bringing clarity to some of the most difficult parts of the language. |o Steve Seegmiller, LINGUIST Turkish is spoken by about fifty million people in Turkey and is the co-official language of Cyprus. Jacklin Kornfilt covers the language's distinct and interesting characteristics and provides a wealth of examples for almost every issue addressed, drawing from different levels of vocabulary--contemporary, old, official and colloquial--and accompanied by a detailed grammatical analysis and English translation.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Turkish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415000106
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 608pp
Prices: $200.00