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It's Been Said Before

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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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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 Society in a Changing Italy
Written By: Arturo Tosi
Series Title: Multilingual Matters 117

This book examines the interrelation between language and society in contemporary Italy. It aims to provide an up to date account of linguistic diversity, social variation, special codes and language varieties within Italian society, and in situations of language contact both within and outside Italy.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Italian
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853595012
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 280pp
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853595004
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 280pp
Prices: #24.95/ US$39.95/ CAN$49.95