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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: Trinidad and Tobago
Written By: Lise S. Winer

A complete description of the English and English Creole of these two islands which includes detailed descriptions of the historical background, the sound system, grammar and vocabulary, speech styles, social and linguistic interaction of Creole and English, and implications for education and spelling.

Publication Year: 1993
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Creole English, Tobagonian
Creole English, Trinidadian
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1556194404
ISBN-13: 9781556194405
Prices: U.S. $ 128