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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: Step by Step: Essays on Minimalist Syntax in Honor of Howard Lasnik
Edited By: Roger Martin
Juan Uriagereka
David Michaels

This collection of essays presents an up-to-date overview of research in the minimalist program of linguistic theory. The book includes a new essay by Noam Chomsky as well as original contributions from other renowned linguists. Roger Martin is Assistant Professor in the Institute of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Tsukuba, Japan. David Michaels is Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the University of Connecticut. Juan Uriagereka is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Maryland. Contributors Andrew Barss, Zeljko Boskovic, Noam Chomsky, Hamida Demirdache, Hiroto Hoshi, Kyle Johnson, Roger Martin, Keiko Murasugi, Javier Ormazabal, Mamoru Saito, Daiko Takahashi, Juan Uriagereka, Myriam Uribe-Extebarria, Ewa Willim.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: MIT Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 026213361X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 381 p
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