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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: The Handbook of English Linguistics
Edited By: Bas Aarts
April McMahon
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics

The Handbook of English Linguistics is a collection of articles written by
leading specialists on all core areas of English linguistics that provides
a state-of-the-art account of research in the field.

- Brings together articles from the core areas of English linguistics,
including syntax, phonetics, phonology, morphology, as well as variation,
discourse, stylistics and usage
- Written by specialists from around the world
- Provides an introduction to a key area of English Linguistics and
includes a discussion of the most recent theoretical and descriptive
research, as well as extensive bibliographic references.


"Just what the English Language needs at the start of the twenty-first
century: an authoritative guide to the literature, balancing solid
scholarship with openness, clarity, wisdom, and breadth - pronunciation,
education, linguistic theory, and much else. Highly recommended!" Richard
Hudson, University College London

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1405113820
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 824
Prices: U.S. $ 169.95
U.K. £ 95.00
AUS $ 314.00