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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: Historical Linguistics 1995, Volume 1
Edited By: Delia Bentley
John Charles Smith

This volume contains papers on general issues of language change, as well as specific studies of non-Germanic languages, including Romance, Slavonic, Japanese, Australian languages, and early Indo-European. A second volume, edited by Richard M. Hogg and Linda van Bergen, will contain papers on Germanic.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Japanese
Slavonic, Old
Language Family(ies): Australian
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556198779
ISBN-13: 9781556198779
Prices: U.S. $ 176
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027236666
ISBN-13: N/A
Prices: NLG 200.00