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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 Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics
Publisher: Springer
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Description: This journal provides a platform for the discussion of theoretical linguistic research into the modern and older languages and dialects of the Germanic family. The Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics features contributions that establish robust empirical generalizations within a formal theory of grammar that permit precise discussions. Its coverage offers cross-linguistic comparison within the Germanic family as well as elucidates issues in Germanic linguistics through the exemplary analysis of one Germanic language.

Areas of linguistics examined in the journal include: morphology, phonology, pragmatics, semantics and syntax. The Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics also contains squibs, replies, book and dissertation reviews.

ISSN: 1383-4924 (print version)
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Specialty: English

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