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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 Language of Language
Subtitle: Core Concepts in Linguistic Analysis
Written By: Madalena Cruz-Ferreira

The focus of this book is to provide an initiation to rigorous thinking about language form and language use. The main purpose of this book is two-fold: to acquaint you with the way in which linguists talk about the indispensable everyday tool constituted by language and to stir readers' curiousity about language matters and why language matters, beyond what this book has to offer.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Pearson Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): New English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9812445099
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 174
Prices: US$17.00