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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: English Historical Linguistics 1992: Papers from the Seventh International Conference on English Historical Linguistics
Edited By: Juan J. Calvo
Miguel Fuster
Francisco Fernandez

Contributors: R. Hogg, E. Bernardez, R. Sell, N. Blake, J. Fisiak, F. Colman, T. Guzman, P. Lucas, L. Wright, M. Ogura, G. Bergh, A. Seppdnen, J. M. de la Cruz, G. Mazzon, C. Castillo, M. Kytv, T. Fanego, L. Moessner, H. J. Diller, V. Kniezsa, C. Dalton-Puffer, F. Rodriguez, G. Cannon, N. Pantaleo, H. Raumolin-Brunberg, L. Kahlas-Tarkka, T. Nevalainen, I. Taavitsainen, S. Louhivaara, I. Tieken-Boon von Ostade.

Publication Year: 1994
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556195672
ISBN-13: 9781556195679
Pages: 388
Prices: U.S. $ 176
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 902723616X
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