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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: Understanding Syntax
Subtitle: Third Edition
Written By: Maggie Tallerman
Series Title: A Hodder Education Publication

Please Note: This is a new edition of a previously announced text

Provides approachable, yet authoritative, introductions to major topics in
linguistics. Ideal for students with little or no prior knowledge of linguistics, it
carefully explains the basics, emphasizing understanding of the essential
notions rather than arguing for a particular theoretical position.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1444112058
ISBN-13: 9781444112054
Pages: 320
Prices: U.S. $ 37.95