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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.

Summary Details

Query:   Jakobson Quote
Author:  Hartmut Haberland
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   General Linguistics

Summary:   IN LINGUIST 9.200, I HAD A QUERY,

LL Issue: 9.32
Date Posted: 11-Jan-1998
Original Query: Read original query