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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: Lexicography
Subtitle: Critical Concepts in Linguistics
Written By: Reinhard Rudolf Karl Hartmann
Series Title: Critical Concepts

Compiled by a leading specialist in the field, this collection draws together the most important and influential work in the field of lexicography, from Samuel Johnson to the present.

In addition to the original general introduction, each section is preceded by a shorter introduction by the editor, guiding the reader through the selections, and drawing together the thematic threads of the individual pieces. Completed with an extensive index, this collection provides a comprehensive reference point for anyone studying the theory, practice, or history of lexicography.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415253659
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 1336
Prices: U.K. £ 660