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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: Trilingual Glossary of Demographic Terminology: English - Japanese - German
Edited By: Matthias Koch
Claus Harmer
Florian Coulmas

This glossary is an up-to-date research tool for the study of population in
English, Japanese and German. Based on the technical literature,
encyclopedias, databases and existing glossaries in the three languages
listed as well as other relevant languages in which demographic research is
carried out, it comprises more than 7500 technical terms accessible in
three directions: English-Japanese-German, Japanese-English-German and

Scientific fields covered include social demography, population geography,
political demography, economic demography, historical demography, medical
demography, biodemography, mathematical demography, as well as some
adjacent fields such as psychology, law, technology, religion, linguistics
and education.

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ISBN: 9004154760
ISBN-13: 9789004154766
Pages: 936
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