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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: Sensuous Cognition
Subtitle: Explorations into Human Sentience: Imagination, (E)motion and Perception
Edited By: Rosario Caballero
Javier E. Díaz-Vera
Series Title: Applications of Cognitive Linguistics [ACL] 22

This book provides an interdisciplinary, unified view of sensual cognition and its cultural manifestations. The contributors favour an ecological perspective and revisit and problematize some of the core assumptions in Cognitive Linguistics. One of the original tenets of CL states that human thinking is grounded in experiential gestalts as well as in interaction between peoples' embodied minds and their various environments or cultures. In addition to looking in detail at this tenet, the volume provides major insights into the methodological and theoretical dimensions of Cognitive Linguistics research and describes applications of the paradigm in diverse contexts and cultures.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Cognitive Science
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110300772
Pages: 303
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110300765
Pages: 303
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95