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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: Subjectivity in Grammar and Discourse. Theoretical Considerations and a Case Study of Japanese Spoken Discourse
Written By: Shoichi Iwasaki

Investigating the notion of subjectivity from a pragmatic point of view, this volume provides a theoretical and methodological basis for the study of various aspects of language and discourse and applies these specifically to Japanese spoken discourse, for which the data are added in an appendix.

Publication Year: 1993
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): Japanese
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556193688
ISBN-13: 9781556193682
Pages: 151
Prices: U.S. $ 134