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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: Intonation Systems
Edited By: Daniel Hirst
Albert Di Cristo

This is the first comprehensive study of the intonation of different
languages of the world, written by a team of leading scholars in the field,
most of whom are native speakers of the language in question. Surveying
twenty languages, the volume introduces a new system for the multilingual
transcription of intonation patterns. The chapters are organized following
the same general outline to highlight the differences among languages. The
emphasis is on description and comparison, rather than on theory, making
this an invaluable sourcebook for researchers in the field.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
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