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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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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: Middle Egyptian
Written By: James F Allen

This is an introduction to the writing system of ancient Egypt and the
language of hieroglyphic texts. It contains twenty-six lessons, exercises
(with answers), a list of hieroglyphic signs, and a dictionary, as well as
twenty-five essays on the most important aspects of ancient Egyptian
history, society, religion and literature. It also offers scholars of
linguistics a complete grammatical description of the classical language of
ancient Egypt.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Documentation
Writing Systems
Subject Language(s): Egyptian
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