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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 Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Language
Edited By: Ernest Lepore
Barry C. Smith

Note: This is the paperback edition of a previously announced title.

Ernie Lepore and Barry Smith present the definitive reference work for this
diverse and fertile field of philosophy. A superb international team
contribute more than forty brand-new essays covering topics from the nature
of language to meaning, truth, and reference, and the interfaces of
philosophy of language with linguistics, psychology, logic, epistemology,
and metaphysics. It will be an essential resource for anyone working in the
central areas of philosophy, for linguists interested in syntax, semantics,
and pragmatics, and for psychologists and cognitive scientists working on

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0199552231
ISBN-13: 9780199552238
Pages: 1100
Prices: U.S. $ 55.00