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It's Been Said Before

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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: Language and Linguistics
Subtitle: The Key Concepts
Edited By: Peter Stockwell
Series Title: Routledge Key Guides

This fully updated second edition includes a new introduction, a wide range
of new entries (reflecting developments in linguistics since the book's
original release) and added specialized further reading for lecturers and
more advanced students.
A comprehensive and critical A-Z guide to the main terms and concepts used
in the study of language and linguistics, definitions featured include:

-terms used in grammatical analysis
-branches of linguistics from semantics to neurolinguistics
-approaches used in studying language from critical discourse analysis to
systemic linguistics
-linguistic phenomena from code-switching to conversational implicature
-language varieties from pidgin to standard language.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Discipline of Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415413591
ISBN-13: 9780415413596
Pages: 370
Prices: U.S. $ 26.95