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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: Context-Dependence, Perspective and Relativity
Edited By: François Recanati
Isidora Stojanovic
Neftalí Villanueva
Series Title: Mouton Series in Pragmatics 6

This volume brings together original papers by linguists and philosophers on the
role of context and perspective in language and thought. Several contributions
are concerned with the contextualism/relativism debate, which has loomed large
in recent philosophical discussions. In a substantial introduction, the editors
survey the field and map out the relevant issues and positions.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110227772
Pages: 356
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110227765
Pages: 356
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95