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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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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: Diversions of Galway
Edited By: Anders Ahlqvist

An edited selection of papers from the fifth meeting of the international Congress on the History of Linguistics, held in Galway, Ireland in the summer of 1990.

Publication Year: 1992
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556193637
ISBN-13: 9781556193637
Pages: 384
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