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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: Distinctiveness, Coercion and Sonority
Subtitle: A Unified Theory of Weight
Written By: Bruce T. Moren
Series Title: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

This volume proposes a unified weight theory that challenges traditionally held beliefs regarding the vowel/consonant dichotomy inherent in moraicity and illuminates many previously intractable issues.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415937809
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
Prices: 70.00