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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: Frae Ither Tongues
Subtitle: Essays on Modern Translation into Scots
Edited By: Bill Findlay
Series Title: Topics in Translation

Not only has the period of the past seventy years been the richest for literary translation into Scots since the sixteenth century, but it can claim to be the richest in terms of the quantity of work and the range of languages and genres translated. This collection of essays, by translators and critics, represents the first extended analysis of the nature and practice of modern translation into Scots.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Translation
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853597007
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 272
Prices: U.S. $ 79.95