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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: Journal of Asian Pacific Communication
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Description: The Journal of Asian Pacific Communication (JAPC) is an international refereed journal whose academic mission is to bring together specialists from diverse scholarly disciplines to discuss and interpret language and communication issues as they pertain to the people of Asian Pacific regions and impact on their Diaspora immigrant communities worldwide. The journal’s academic orientation is generalist, passionately committed to interdisciplinary approaches to language and communication studies in the Asian Pacific. Thematic issues of previously published issues of JAPC include Cross-Cultural Communications: Literature, Language, Ideas; Sociolinguistics in China; Japan Communication Issues; Mass Media in the Asian Pacific; Comic Art in Asia, Historical Literacy, and Political Roots; Communication Gains through Student Exchanges & Study Abroad; Language Issues in Malaysia; English Language Development in East Asia; The Teachings of Writing in the Pacific Basin; Language and Identity in Asia; The Economics of Language in the Asian Pacific.

ISSN: 0957-6851
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

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