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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 Syntax of Italian Dialects
Edited By: Christina M. Tortora
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax

This volume collects original theoretical work on the syntax and morphology of Italian and a wide range of Italian dialects. It features contains contributions by such leading figures as Cecilia Poletto, Guglielmo Cinque, and Richard Kayne, and examines topics such as the syntax of "ne", the internal structure of personal pronouns, the syntax/morphology interface, and functional projections at the clausal level.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Italian
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0195136454
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 272 pp
Prices: $ 75.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0195136462
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 272 pp
Prices: $ 35.00