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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 Acquisition of Verb Placement - Functional Categories and V2 Phenomena in Language Acquisition
Edited By: Jürgen M Meisel

The twelve original contributions in this volume all focus on the question of whether developing grammars contain, at each stage of language acquisition, the full range of functional categories such as INFL, AGR, or COMP. The studies presented here investigate monolingual and bilingual first language and, in one case, adult second language acquisition.

Publication Year: 1993
Publisher: Kluwer
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0792319060
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 464