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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: Syntax: Structure, Meaning, and Function
Written By: Robert D.
Randy J. LaPolla

This book is an introduction to syntactic theory and analysis that can be
used for both introductory and advanced courses in theoretical syntax. It
presents syntactic phenomena from a wide range of languages and introduces
students to the major typological issues that syntactic theories must
address. A generous number of exercises is included, and each chapter
contains suggestions for further reading that encompass work from many
theoretical perspectives.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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