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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: Language and Thought
Written By: Amorey Gethin

Argues that modern linguistics gives a false picture of both the nature of language and of humans going on to expose elementary but basic flaws in the account of language and thought in Steven Pinker's 'The Language Instinct', as language is shown here to be more of an "artificial device" than a biologically inherited asset.

Publication Year: 1999
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1871516722
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 128pp
Prices: #9.95. US. $17.95