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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: Prospectus et mémoires de l'Encyclopédie méthodique. Volume II - 1789-1792
Written By: Charles-Joseph Panckoucke
Edited By: Martine Groult

Les Prospectus et Mémoires disent les épreuves traversées dans l'organisation de la Méthodique, élaborée à partir de l'Encyclopédie de Diderot et d'Alembert. Les savants y expliquent leur discipline dans la société en révolution et tracent le lien entre histoire des sciences et histoire du vocabulaire.

The Prospectus et Mémoires testifies to the trials involved in organising the Méthodique, based on Diderot and d'Alembert's Encyclopédie. In it, scholars explain the position of their discipline in a society in revolution and trace the link between the history of science and the history of vocabulary.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Classiques Garnier Numérique
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Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9782812412431
Prices: Europe EURO 39.00

Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9782812412448
Prices: Europe EURO 58.00