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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: Phonological Architecture
Subtitle: A Biolinguistic Perspective
Written By: Bridget D. Samuels

Phonological Architecture bridges linguistic theory and the biological sciences,
presenting a comprehensive view of phonology from a biological perspective. Its
back-to-basics approach breaks phonology into primitive operations and
representations and investigates their possible origins in cognitive abilities found
throughout the animal kingdom.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780199694358
Pages: 272
Prices: U.K. £ 65.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780199694365
Pages: 272
Prices: U.K. £ 29.99