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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: Landmarks in Linguistic Thought II: The Western Tradition in the Twentieth Century
Written By: John E. Joseph
Nigel Love
Talbot J. Taylor
Series Title: History of Linguistic Thought

Landmarks in Linguistic Thought Volume II introduces key thinkers of twentieth-century linguistics. Each of the fifteen chapters focuses on a different thinker or theorist: Austin, Chomsky, Derrida, Firth, Goffman, Harris, Jakobson, Labov, Orwell, Sapir, Whorff, and Wittgenstein and includes extracts from their work. Through these figures, the major linguistic issues and themes of the last century are introduced.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415063965
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
Prices: $80.00 #50.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415063973
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
Prices: $25.95 #15.99