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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 Handbook of Phonetic Sciences, 2nd Edition
Edited By: William J Hardcastle
John Laver
Fiona E Gibbon
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics

Please Note: This is a new edition of a previously announced book. Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of The Handbook of Phonetic Sciences provides an authoritative account of the key topics in both theoretical and applied areas of speech communication, written by an international team of scholars and practitioners. 

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781118358207
Pages: 882
Prices: U.S. $ 49.95

Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9781444317268
Pages: 882
Prices: U.S. $ 169.99