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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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Title: The Child Language Reader
Edited By: Kate Trott
Sushie Dobbinson

The Child Language Reader is the essential guide for students of child language acquisition and development.

Focusing on the important contemporary issues and debates in the field, the book draws together key articles and places them within their thematic and social contexts. Packed with editorial material to help students to navigate the diverse practical and theoretical strands of child language, it also offers clear explanations of essential terminology and concepts.
Features include: DT a general introduction exploring and explaining current issues and debates DT organization into eight thematic sections, each with an editor's introduction DT a comprehensive bibliography and suggestions for further reading.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415281008
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 368
Prices: U.S. $ 104.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415281016
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 368
Prices: U.S. $ 32.95