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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

15 Summaries IN 2009

Subject Line Submitter Issue No. DATE
Animal Names Used in Addressing People Katalin Balogné Bérces 20.295 Jan-28-2009
British Dialects: Cockney Lida Cope 20.3610 Oct-23-2009
Results of Survey on Proper Name Substitutions Zenzi Griffin 20.347 Jan-31-2009
Kissing in Letters and Texts Hugo Griffiths 20.2889 Aug-25-2009
Equivalents to the General Service List Zoe Handley 20.513 Feb-18-2009
Vocabulary Statistics Richard Hudson 20.413 Feb-07-2009
Feeding and Counterfeeding Darya Kavitskaya 20.194 Jan-20-2009
Linger Does Work in Korean too! Lucy Kyoungsook Kim 20.346 Feb-03-2009
Language as a Diagnostic Criterion for Psychosis Veronika Koller 20.2265 Jun-22-2009
Language Maps Candice Luebbering 20.3235 Sep-21-2009
Introductory Linguistics Texts in English Regina Morin 20.734 Mar-06-2009
Responses for Consonant Cluster Typology Steve Parker 20.3276 Sep-24-2009
Strunk & White Research Geoff Pullum 20.2226 Jun-17-2009
Anti-Perfect Guillermo Soto 20.2197 Jun-16-2009
Linguistics Instruction - Use of Media Clips Lauren Squires 20.2513 Jul-13-2009