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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: Journal of Language Contact
Volume/Issue:   6 / 1
Date: April 2013
Table of Contents:

Editorial Note
Robert Nicolaï

Diagnosing Contact Processes from their Outcomes: The Importance of Life Stages
Malcolm Ros

Preaspiration in Shetland Norn
Remco Knooihuizen

Aspectual Para in Paraguayan Spanish Directive Clauses
Maura Velázquez-Castillo and Mary Hudgens Henderson

Quantitative Approaches to Italian / Dialect Family Interactions: Considerations of Methodology and Language Transmission in a Contact Situation
Anna Ghimenton

Ukrainian in the Language Map of Central Europe: Questions of Areal-Typological Profiling
Andrii Danylenko

Simplicity and Complexity in Creoles and Pidgins: What’s the Metric?
Salikoko S. Mufwene

Results and Prospects in the Study of Semantic Change: A Review of From Polysemy to Semantic Change (2008)
Patrick McConvell and Maïa Ponsonnet

Book Reviews
Umberto Ansaldo. Pidgins and Creoles in Asia, 2012, ix + 170 pages. Amsterdam: John Benjamins (Current Topics 38).
Anthony P. Grant

Alexandre Nélia. 2012. The Defective Copy Theory of Movement: Evidence from wh-constructions in Cape Verdean Creole. (Creole Language Library 41.) Amsterdam: John Benjamins. xvi, 249 pp.
Will Nediger

Mairi McLaughlin. 2012. Syntactic Borrowing in Contemporary French: A Linguistic Analysis of News Translation. Oxford: Legenda. 200 pp.
Alain Thomas
Publisher: Brill
Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
LL Issue: 24.1696