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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: Englishes Around the World I. General Studies: British Isles, North America
Edited By: Edgar W. W. Schneider
Series Title: Varieties of English Around the World, G18

The two volumes of Englishes Around the World present high-quality original research papers written in honour of Manfred Goerlach, founder and editor of the journal English World-Wide and the book series Varieties of English Around the World. The papers thematically focus on the field that Manfred Georlach has helped to build and shape. Volume 1 contains articles on general topics and studies of what might be termed

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556194498
ISBN-13: 9781556194498
Pages: 329
Prices: U.S. $ 162
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027248761
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 329
Prices: Hfl. 140