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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: The Grammar of Names
Written By: John M. Anderson

This book is the first systematic account of the syntax and semantics of
names. Drawing on work in onomastics, philosophy, and linguistics the
author examines the distribution and subcategorization of names within a
framework of syntactic categories and considers how the morphosyntactic
behaviour of names connects to their semantic roles in a range of
languages. John Anderson's original and accessible investigation will
appeal to scholars and advanced students of linguistics and philosophy.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 019929741X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 392
Prices: U.K. £ 60.00