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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: A Derivational Approach to Syntactic Relations
Written By: Samuel David Epstein
Ruriko Kawashima
Erich M Groat
Hisatsugu Kitahara

This book presents a Minimalist analysis of syntactic relations. The authors argue that certain fundamental relations such as c-command, dominance, and checking relations can be explained within a derivational approach to structure-building couched within a new and controversial level-free model of the syntactic component of the human language faculty.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 019511115X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 208pp
Prices: U.S. $ 60.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0195111141
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 208pp
Prices: U.S. $ 29.95