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It's Been Said Before

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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.

Academic Paper

Title: Champollion, Jean-François (1790-1832)
Author: Frank S. O'Rourke
Author: Sean C. O'Rourke
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Linguistic Field: History of Linguistics
Abstract: This article is a short biography of Champollion, preeminent philologist and Egyptologist credited with deciphering hieroglyphics found on the Rosetta Stone and often referred to as the "Father of Egyptology."
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Venue: Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd ed.
Publication Info: Keith Brown (ed.). Oxford: Elsevier. 291-293 (vol. 2/14)
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