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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: Gender and the Language Religion
Edited By: Allyson Jule

This book contributes to an understanding of the complex relationship of
gender and language alongside religion and religious life as experienced by
various religious groups around the world. The intention is to put forward
current studies in the field of linguistics and explore how gender and
various religions intersect with language use. The universal and diverse
experience of religion provides for this unique collection of papers
concerning the use of language in religious liturgy, in religious
communities, and in interaction with identity. As such, the book will
attract students and researchers in discourse, gender studies and religious

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1403948623
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 296
Prices: U.K. £ 50.00