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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: Government and Binding Theory and the Minimalist Program: Principles and Parameters in Syntactic Theory
Edited By: Gert Webelhuth

This volume provides an authoritative overview of Government and Binding Theory, and -- in crucial new papers by Noam Chomsky and Alec Marantz -- of the subsequent development of the Minimalist Program. Written by a group of internationally respected researchers, each chapter is focused on an individual module of the theory. Articles describe the current development of and state of work on a particular topic; its place within the architecture of the GB approach to linguistic structure; and the prospects and need for change within the module.

Publication Year: 1995
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631180613
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 496
Prices: U.S. $ 49.95
U.K. £ 19.99