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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: Conceptual & Discourse Factors in Linguistic Structure
Edited By: Alan Cienki
Michael B. Smith
Barbara Luka

Moving within a cognitive and functional framework, this volume focuses on the motivations for linguistic patterning in human social and cognitive experience, and on the dynamic properties of language construal, use, and development.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: CSLI Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1575862581
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 290
Prices: $25.00

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 157586259X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 290
Prices: $65.00