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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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JoSTrans aims to create a forum for translators and researchers in specialised translation, to disseminate information, exchange ideas and to provide a dedicated publication outlet for research in specialised, non-literary translation.The first working group of JoStrans, comprised around 10 academics mostly based in Britain, France and Spain. It first met in 2001 and the first issue of the Journal of Specialised Translation was published in January 2004. The late Professor Newmark was invited to act as Chair of the Editorial Board and chaired the board until 2010. Lucile Desblache is presently Chair of the Editorial Board.