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It's Been Said Before

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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: Redefining Urdu Politics in India
Written By: Ather Farouqui

This volume breaks new ground on the issue of the Urdu language with the
backdrop of language politics in the post- and pre-Partition eras. It is a
compilation of essays and commentaries by seventeen renowned Urdu
litterateurs, scholars of social science, and lovers of the Urdu language and
its literature.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Urdu
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0195677390
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 304
Prices: U.S. $ 39.95