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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: Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology

This dictionary covers over 2,000 terms in phonetics and phonology. Its usefulness as a reference tool is enhanced by the inclusion of pronunciations, notational devices and symbols, earliest sources of terms, suggestions for further reading and advice with regard to use. Each word is provided with a pronunciation, a part-of-speech label, synonyms and antonyms, any standard abbreviation and one or more definitions with examples. The terminology of historical phonology is also well covered.

Publication Year: 1995
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415112605
ISBN-13: N/A
Prices: $59.95