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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: Identity Trouble
Written By: Carmen Rosa Caldas-Coulthard
Rick Iedema

Please Note: This is a new version of a previously announced book.

Identity Trouble assembles contributions from a variety of discourse fields
to discuss the pressures on traditional understandings of identity. The
focus is on failures and uncertainties in people's construction of their
identities when faced change and the contributors raise critical questions
about identity and how it may be reconfigured.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0230279740
ISBN-13: 9780230279742
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99