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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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Journal Title: Review of Cognitive Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   10 / 1
Issue Title: Review of Cognitive Linguistics Vol. 10, No. 1 (2012)
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: 2012. iv, 239 pp.

Table of Contents


Optimizing the analysis of metaphor in discourse: How to make the most of qualitative software and find a good research design
Michael Kimmel

Throwing results: A corpus-based account of four Spanish verbs
Emma Skallman

The role of sound-symbolic forms in Motion event descriptions: The case of Japanese
Kiyoko Toratani

Acquiring verbs in Spanish: An evaluation of two proposals
Elisabet Serrat, Mònica Sanz-Torrent, Sara Feijóo, Silvia Maria Chireac and Joseph Hilferty

Metaphor-metonymies of joy and happiness in Greek: Towards an interdisciplinary perspective
Maria Theodoropoulou

The situated common-sense knowledge in FunGramKB
Carlos Periñán-Pascual

Interview with Antonio Barcelona
Joseph Hilferty

Book reviews

Benczes, Reka, Antonio Barcelona & Francisco J. Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez (Eds.). (2011). Defining Metonymy in Cognitive Linguistics: Towards a Consensus View.
Reviewed by Olga Isabel Díez Velasco

Tabakowska, Elżbieta, Michał Choiński and Łukasz Wiraszka (Eds.). (2010). Cognitive Linguistics in Action. From Theory to Application and Back.
Reviewed by Iraide Ibarretxe-Antuñano
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Greek, Modern
LL Issue: 23.3124