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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: Historische Lexikographie [Historical Lexicography]
Subtitle: Ideen, Verwirklichungen, Reflexionen an Beispielen des Deutschen, Niederländischen und Englischen
Written By: Oskar Reichmann
Series Title: De Gruyter Studia Linguistica Germanica 111

This book presents the historical lexicography of German, Dutch, and
English with a focus factors related to ideological history, professional
lexicography, and cultural education. The book begins by addressing
societal interest in historical lexicography, and continues with a
discussion of dictionary typology and preparatory work with corpora. In the
main part of the book, the author undertakes a professional treatment of
the common types of lexicographic information, and also furnishes some
rarely provided lexicographic material.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Dutch
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110282559
Pages: 586
Prices: Europe EURO 139.95

Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110282696
Pages: 586
Prices: Europe EURO 139.95