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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: Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics
Subtitle: Papers from the Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics. Volume XXI: Provo, Utah, March 2007
Edited By: Dilworth B. Parkinson
Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 301

This volume contains a selection of reviewed and revised papers from the
twenty-first Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, which was held on
March 2-3, 2007, at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The papers in
this volume deal with a variety of topics in Arabic linguistics with a
notable number of them emphasizing pragmatic aspects. The papers here
included place a high value on the presentation of authentic data and
explore different approaches in their analysis.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027248176
ISBN-13: 9789027248176
Prices: Europe EURO 110.00
U.S. $ 165.00
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9789027290939
Prices: Europe EURO 110.00
U.S. $ 165.00