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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: Syntax and Semantics of Prepositions
Edited By: Patrick Saint-Dizier
Series Title: Text, Speech and Language Technology

This book is the first to provide an integrated view of preposition from
morphology to reasoning, via syntax and semantics. It offers new insights
in applied and formal linguistics, and cognitive science. It underlines the
importance of prepositions in a number of computational linguistics
applications, such as information retrieval and machine translation. The
reader will benefit from a wide range of views and applications to various
linguistic frameworks, among which, most notably, HPSG. The book is for
researchers working in the fields of computational linguistics,
linguistics, and artificial intelligence.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Springer
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1402038496
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 332
Prices: Europe EURO 128.00
U.K. £ 98.50
U.S. $ 169.00