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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: Linguistics In The Courtroom
Written By: Roger W. Shuy

This is a practical guide for both beginning and established linguists who
have been asked by lawyers to address the language issues in their civil
and criminal cases. Author Roger W. Shuy deals with issues of how to become
an expert, how to start and manage a practice of consulting on law cases,
how to work with lawyers, write reports, affidavits, and participate
successfully in depositions, direct examination, and cross examination at
trial. The book also suggests wasy sthat linguists can use their forensic
linguistic experiences in their publications and classroom teaching, along
with suggestions of recent books that forensic linguists may need for their
personal libraries.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0195306643
ISBN-13: 9780195306644
Pages: 160
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99