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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: Discursive Approaches to Politeness
Series Title: Mouton Series in Pragmatics [MSP] 8

This collection of essays by the Linguistic Politeness Research Group
represents the results of over a decade of the group's research, discussions,
seminars and conferences on the subject of linguistic politeness. The volume
brings together cutting edge essays reflecting the range of discursive
approaches to the analysis of politeness and impoliteness.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110238679
Pages: 272
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110238662
Pages: 272
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95