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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: Ideology and Image
Subtitle: Britain and Language
Written By: Dennis Ernest Ager
Series Title: Multilingual Matters

This book describes and evaluates recent Language Planning and Policy in the British Isles. Issues including minority language rights, language resources for the state and the citizen, and problems such as the standard English battle and policy for Welsh and Gaelic are analysed against the background of detailed study of contemporary British society and politics.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853596604
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 208
Prices: £46.95/US$79.95/CAN$99.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853596590
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 208
Prices: £16.95/US$27.95/CAN$39.95