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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: Unity and Diversity of Languages
Edited By: Piet van Sterkenburg

The Permanent International Committee of Linguists (Comité International
Permanent des Linguistes, CIPL) has organized the 18th Congress of
Linguists in Seoul (July 21-26, 2008), in close collaboration with the
Linguistic Society of Korea. In this book one finds the invited talks which
address hot topics in various subdisciplines presented by outstanding and
internationally well known experts. In addition, the state-of-the-art
papers provide an overview of the most important research areas of
contemporary linguistics.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027232482
ISBN-13: 9789027232489
Prices: Europe EURO 105.00
U.S. $ 158.00