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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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Journal Title: Language Variation and Change
Volume/Issue:   24 / 3
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: Form, Function, and Frequency in Phonological Variation
by James A. Walker
pp 397-415

Myths and Facts about Loanword Development
by Shana Poplack, Nathalie Dion
pp 279-315

Grammatical Relation Probability: How Usage Patterns Shape Analogy
by Esther L. Brown, Javier Rivas
pp 317-341

The Diachrony of Quotation: Evidence from New Zealand English
by Alexandra D'Arcy
pp 343-369

Ethnicity, Substrate and Place: The Dynamics of Coloured and Indian English in Five South African Cities in Relation to the Variable (t)
by Rajend Mesthrie
pp 371-395

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
LL Issue: 23.4933