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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: Concise Encyclopedia of Syntactic Theories
Edited By: Keith Brown
Jim Miller

This volume presents a comprehensive picture of the evolution of syntactic theories. Based on the foundation provided by the award winning Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, this volume will be an invaluable reference work, not only for those studying specific theories, but also for those with a wider interest in matters of linguistic theory.

Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0080427111
ISBN-13: N/A