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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: Pronouns and Clitics in Early Language
Edited By: Maria Pilar Larrañga
Pedro Guijarro-Fuentes
Series Title: Studies in Generative Grammar [SGG] 108

Traditional grammars have stated that clitics are subject or object pronouns whose distributional features make them different from personal pronouns. This book focuses on the acquisition of personal and demonstrative pronouns as well as clitics with respect to determinative phrases in a variety of languages of the Romance family and several indigenous languages, such as Quechua. A particularly original aspect of the present volume is that it not only addresses syntactic issues, but also semantic and pragmatic questions that have been widely neglected in the literature. It also reports on acquisition data of languages, such as Quechua, which have not attracted the attention of researchers until very recently.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Generative Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110238808
Pages: 307
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95

Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110238815
Pages: 307
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95