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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: Communicating Gender
Written By: Suzanne Romaine

Students and lay readers in the social sciences, language, and gender studies; an undergraduate- and graduate-level text for courses relating to language and gender in social and cultural context, as well as courses on gender issues and women's studies. Taking a cross-disciplinary approach, Suzanne Romaine's main concern is to show how language and discourse play key roles in understanding and communicating gender and culture. In addition to linguistics--which provides the starting point and central focus of the book--she draws on the fields of anthropology, biology, communication, education, economics, history, literary criticism, philosophy, psychology, and sociology. The text covers the

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0805829253
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 416pp
Prices: $89.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0805829261
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 416pp
Prices: $45.00