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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: Undescribed and Endangered Languages
Subtitle: the Preservation of Linguistic Diversity
Edited By: Amedeo De Dominicis

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

The book is devoted to linguistic and phonetic analysis of some undescribed
and endangered languages. It collects the Proceedings of the international
conference on “Undescribed and endangered languages: the preservation of
linguistic diversity” held in University of Tuscia (Viterbo, Italy), on
September 29, 2005. Papers are by Roberto Ajello (Pisa), Amedeo De
Dominicis (Viterbo), Maurizio Gnerre (Napoli), Antonino Melis (N’Djamena).

It will appeal to linguists, phoneticians and phonologists as a
contribution to the debate it discusses and it will be welcomed by a wide
range of students and researchers as an ideal overview of recent works.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781443800549
Pages: 177
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99