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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: Autism
Subtitle: Explaining the Enigma - 2nd Edition
Written By: Uta Frith
Series Title: Cognitive Development

The updated edition of this classic account of autism includes a new
chapter outlining recent developments in neuropsychological research, and
overviews one of the most important theoretical and practical consequences
of Frith's original insights into this puzzling condition.

-Updated edition of this classic account of autism.

-Includes new sections covering practical and theoretical developments, and
a chapter on recent investigations of the neurological basis of
psychological impairments in autism.

-Accessible to a broad general readership.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Cognitive Science
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631229000
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 264
Prices: U.S. $ 62.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631229019
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 264
Prices: U.S. $ 26.95