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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.

Summaries Search Results

12 Summaries on Writing Systems

Subject Line Submitter Issue No. Date  Asc / Desc
Punctuation Summary SHAPERJJ@m4-arts bham ac uk> 8.696 09-May-1997
Sum: Pronoun Rolf Tatje 9.229 13-Feb-1998
Pronoun Rolf Tatje 9.253 19-Feb-1998
Quotation marks Stig W Joergensen 10.1576 20-Oct-1999
Writing Systems Benedetta Bassetti 14.289 24-Jan-2003
Writing Systems Benedetta Bassetti benedetta 14.289 27-Jan-2003
Summary Rebecca Treiman 15.1211 13-Apr-2004
Nushu Language Gabriela Pérez Báez 15.2899 11-Oct-2004
Possible Book in Coptic L. Pazzaglia 15.3238 18-Nov-2004
Braille and Phonetics Sarah Gray 16.770 14-Mar-2005
Transcription Symbol for Unaspirated Alexandre Arkhipov 19.1231 09-Apr-2008
Pashto in Unicode Ron Artstein 21.5228 20-Dec-2010