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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: Lexical Semantics: The Problem of Polysemy
Edited By: Branimir Boguraev
James Pustejovsky

Lexical ambiguity presents one of the most intractable problems for language processing studies and, not surprisingly, it is at the core of research in lexical semantics. Originally published as two special issues of the Journal of Semantics, this collection focuses on the problem of polysemy, from the point of view of practitioners of computational linguistics.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 019823662X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 224pp
Prices: $29.95