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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: An Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology
Subtitle: Second Edition
Written By: John Clark
Colin Yallop

Asssuming no prior knowledge of the subject, this book offers a thorough introduction to phonetics and phonology. It is usually comprehensive, including detailed attention to articulatory and acoustic phonetics as well as to the foundations of phonological analysis.

The second edition incorporates several improvements: a completely new chapter on speech perception has been added, the material on anaotomy and physiology has been rearranged and much of the detail placed later in the book to make it less demanding on readers, and the entire text has been edited to help bring it up to date.

Publication Year: 1995
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): New English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631194525
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 488
Prices: U.S. $ 41.95
U.K. £ 19.99