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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: Linguistic Landscape
Subtitle: A New Approach to Multilingualism
Edited By: Durk Gorter

The book contains a collection of studies of the linguistic landscape - the
use of written language on signs in the public sphere - in 5 different
societies: Israel, Japan, Thailand, the Netherlands (Friesland) and Spain
(Basque Country). All contributions focus on multilingualism in the social
context of the major cities.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Basque
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853599166
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 89
Prices: U.K. £ 29.95
U.S. $ 54.95
Canada $ 69.95