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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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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: Proceedings of the Northeast Linguistics Society (NELS 28 Conference proceedings, mixed)
Edited By: Kiyomi Kusumoto
P. Tamanji

* Agbayani: Generalized Pied-Piping and Island Effects * Anagnostopoulou, Iatradou, Izvorski: On the Morpho-Syntax of the Perfect and How it Relates to its Meaning * Authier: When Syntax Overrules Semantics * Boskovic: LF Movement and the Minimalist Program * Buckley: Integrity and Correspondence in Manam Double Reduplication * Causley: Variable Markedness and Fixed Hierarchies * Cho: A New Analysis of Korean Inalienable Possession Constructions * Davis & Matthewson: Determiners, Finiteness, and the Entity/Event Distinction * Davis & Toretta: An Optimality-Theoretic Account of Compensatory Lengthening and Geminate Throwback in Trukese * Ernst: The Scopal Basis of Adverb Licensing * Harley & Noyer: Mixed Nominalizations, Short Verb Movement and Object Shift in English * Izvorski: Non-Indicative Wh-complements of Possessive and Existential Predicates * Karimi & Lobeck: Specificty Effects in English and Persian * Karvonen and Sherman: Opacity in Icelandic: A Sympathy Account * Kural: Passives Without Argument Incorporation * Law: A Unified Analysis of P-Stranding in Romance and Germanic * Lechner: Phrasal Comparatives and DP-Structure * Massar & Gerken: Abstract Output: An Optimality Theoretic Analysis of Children's Omissions from Prosodically Complex Structures* McGinnis: Locality and Inert Case * Meinunger: A Monoclausal Structure for (Pseudo-) cleft Sentences * Nakamura: Global Issues * Ota: The Emergence of the Unmarked in Early Prosodic Structure * Reuland: Structureal Conditions on Chains and Binding * Rooryck and Vanden Wyngaerd: The Self as Other: A Minimalist Approach to Zich and Zichzelf in Dutch * Di Sciullo and Tenny: Modification, Event Structure and the Word/Phrase Assymetry* Shaer: Adverbials, Functional Structure and Restrictiveness * Sharvit: Possessive Wh-Expressions and Reconstruction * Silverman: Alveolar Stops in American English, and the nature of allophony * Simpson: VP-final modals and Pied Piping in S.E. Asian * Stepanov: On Wh-Fronting in Russian * Tesar: Using the Mutual Inconsistency of Structural Descriptions to Overcome Ambiguity in Language Learning. * Wu: Topic, Floating uantifiers and Partitivity *

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Graduate Linguistic Students' Association, Umass
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Subject Language(s): Dutch
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Format: Hardback
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