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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: Introducing Sociolinguistics
Written By: Miriam Meyerhoff

Equipping students with the necessary tools for an excellent command of the
subject, this book explores a range of topics, including language
attitudes, gender and social dialects. Exercises help readers to critically
engage with the text.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415399475
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 352
Prices: U.S. $ 110.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415399483
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 352
Prices: U.S. $ 33.95