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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: The Sounds of Language
Subtitle: An Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology
Written By: Elizabeth C. Zsiga
Series Title: LAWZ - Linguistics in the World

The Sounds of Language is an introductory guide to the linguistic study of speech sounds, which provides uniquely balanced coverage of both phonology and phonetics.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781405191036
Pages: 496
Prices: U.S. $ 49.95

Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781405191043
Pages: 496
Prices: U.S. $ 99.95

Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9781118340530
Pages: 496
Prices: U.S. $ 99.95