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It's Been Said Before

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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: Empirical Issues in Formal Syntax and Semantics 2
Edited By: Francis Corblin
Jean-Marie Marandin
Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin

Contributions Part 1, Indefinites I. Comorovski: Functional indefinites and the proportion problem L. Tovena & J. Jayez: Any: from scalarity to arbitrariness Y. Winter: Semantic universals and choice function theory M. Butt & T. Holloway King: Focus, adjacency and non-specificity A. Cohen & N. Erteschik-Shir: Are Bare plurals indefinite? D. Kolliakou: Non-monotone anaphora and the syntax of indefiniteness J. Kuhn: The syntax and semantics of split NPs in LFG Part 2, The syntax-semantics interface M.-H. Cote: uantification existentielle sur des evenements et structure des pseudorelatives J.-P. Koenig & K. Lambrecht: French relative clauses as secondary predicates: a case study in contruction theory D. Hardt: VPE as a proform: some consequences for binding C. Kennedy & J. Merchant: attributives comparatives and the syntax of ellipsis B. Crysmann: Licensing pro-clisis in European Portuguese I. Derzhansky: Monotonicity and interrogation L. Dekydtspotter: Futur Simple and Futur Proche: The role of general and singular propositions in the expression of the Future S. Gennari: Tense, Aktionsart & sequence of tense J. Lecarme: Nominal tense and Tense theory F. Newmeyer: Deictic constructions in English and the notion "Prototype construction" R. van Valin Jr: Generalized semantic roles and the syntax-semantics interface

Publication Year: 1999
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9055690945
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 389pp
Prices: EUR 36,75