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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: Classifiers: A Typology of Noun Categorization Devices
Written By: Chia-jung Pan

Almost all languages have some grammatical means for categorizing nouns.
This book provides a comprehensive and original analysis of noun
categorization devices all over the world. It will interest typologists,
those working in the fields of morphosyntactic variation and lexical
semantics, as well as anthropologists and all other scholars interested in
the mechanisms of human cognition.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 019823886X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 480pp
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