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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: Lexikon sprachtheoretischer Grundbegriffe des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts
Subtitle: Volume 1
Written By: Gerda Haßler
Cordula Neis

With its 60 articles on some 200 terms, the dictionary provides a
description of the individual concepts in which 17th and 18th century
thinking on language was represented in texts. Account is taken not only of
the synchronic perspective and the continuation of tradition, but also of
the epochal dynamics which made it possible for 17th and 18th century
thinking on language to provide possible conceptualisations for succeeding

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
History of Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110212624
Pages: 1880
Prices: Europe EURO 277.00
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110179255
Pages: 1880
Prices: Europe EURO 249.00