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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.

Summaries on Dutch

5 Summaries on Dutch

Subject Line Submitter Issue No. Date
The Syntax of Transitive Adjectives Fernando Martinho 16.1227 Apr-18-2005
Coordination in word-formation Laurie Bauer 12.2976 Nov-28-2001
Color Survey matubara matubara 10.686 May-06-1999
L2 interdental substitutions DAVE GOUGH 10.662 May-04-1999
O-words: colloquial/slangy words ending in <-o> Mikael Parkvall 9.360 Mar-08-1998