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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: Chomsky's Universal Grammar, Second Edition
Written By: Vivian James Cook
Mark Newson

This book is intended as an introduction for those who want a broad overview of the theory of Universal Grammar with sufficient detail to see how its main concepts work. The new edition is based on the current model of syntax that is most widely accepted, incorporating Barriers syntax, functional categories, and Relativized Minimality, and looks at their implications for language acquisition.

Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631195564
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 384
Prices: U.S. $ 37.95
U.K. £ 19.99