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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: The Handbook of Contemporary Syntactic Theory
Edited By: Mark Baltin
Chris Collins
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics

This volume provides a comprehensive view of the current issues in
contemporary syntactic theory. Written by an international assembly of
leading specialists in the field, these 2 original articles serve as a
useful reference for various areas of grammar.

- Contains 23 articles written by an international assembly of specialists
in the field.

- The lucidly written articles grant accessibility to crucial areas of
syntactic theory.

- Contrasting theories are represented.

- Contains an informative introduction and extensive bibliography which
serves as a reference tool for both students and professional linguists

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631205071
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 2000
Prices: AUS $ 145.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1405102535
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 880
Prices: U.S. $ 52.95