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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 Languages of Global Hip Hop
Edited By: Marina Terkourafi
Series Title: Advances in Sociolinguistics

"This book is a feast not just for hip hop specialists but for all those
interested in the interfaces between music, language and society. The
chapters illustrate the diversity of contexts where this music is enjoyed,
but also the common features found in the hip hop production of various
cultures... Thanks to the range of materials studied (Norway, Egypt,
Cyprus, South Korea and more) and the detail provided in the individual
analyses, the book represents a key contribution to work in this
fascinating field, and will be essential reading for future research."

Abdelali Bentahila and Eirlys Davies, Abdelmalek Essaadi University,
Tangier, Morocco

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Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1441130365
ISBN-13: 9781441130365
Pages: 352
Prices: U.K. £ 85.00

Format: Electronic
ISBN: 1441116397
ISBN-13: 9781441116390
Pages: 352
Prices: U.K. £ 85.00