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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 Language, Ethnicity and Race Reader
Edited By: Roxy Harris
Ben Rampton

Language, Race and Ethnicity: A Reader an essential resource for all students of sociolinguistics, ethnic studies, linguistics, anthropology and intercultural studies.This accessible reader collects in one volume the key readings on language, ethnicity and race.

Harris and Rampton introduce students to the current debates surrounding issues of language and diversity, colonialism and migration, identity and appropriation. Invaluable editorial material guides the student through different sections of the book, which look at how language is used in different ethnic groups and how such uses are discussed and reported. Using linguistic and cultural analysis, the Reader explores changing ideas of ethnicity and race around the world, and the ways in which these ideas shape human communication.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415276012
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 368
Prices: U.S. $ 95.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415276020
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 368
Prices: U.S. $ 28.95