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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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Affiliated with Kyung Hee University at Seoul, Institute for the Study of Language and Information (ISLI - founded in 1975 aims at developing the theory of language and supporting research activities, academic events, and publications that focus on the study of language, addressing analyses of modern languages from various fields of discipline including general linguistics (syntax, semantics, phonology, phonetics, pragmatics, discourse analysis, historical linguistics), computational linguistics, corpus linguistics, applied linguistics, and so forth.