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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 Text: System and Structure
Written By: James R. Martin

This work is a comprehensive introduction to text-forming resources in English, along with practical procedures for analyzing English texts and relating them to their context of use.

Publication Year: 1992
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556191154
ISBN-13: 9781556191152
Pages: 620
Prices: U.S. $ 216
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1556194854
ISBN-13: 9781556194856
Pages: 620
Prices: U.S. $ 57