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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: Nasalization, Neutral Segments, and Opacity Effects
Written By: Rachel Walker

This book explores cross-linguistic variation in nasalization spreading known as nasal harmony; it presents a survey of nasal harmony patterns in over 75 languages, and builds on the findings of this study to achieve a unified phonological understanding of the phenomenon. This book will be of interest to researchers in phonology, phonetics, morphology, and typology and universals, as well as scholars interested in Amazonian and Bantoid languages.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Garland Publishers
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Language Family(ies): Bantoid
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0815338368
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288 p
Prices: $75.00