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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: A Course in Minimalist Syntax
Subtitle: Foundations and Prospects
Written By: Howard Lasnik
Juan Uriagereka
Cedric Boeckx
Series Title: Generative Syntax

A Course in Minimalist Syntax is a straightforward and detailed
introduction to essential topics in the minimalist program, designed for
students and scholars alike.

- Maintains an informal tone for students yet also contains enough fresh
material to appeal to specialists.

- Provides a natural extension of the classroom approach to linguistics,
showing readers a new way of approaching syntax by thinking in minimalist

- Written by two prominent syntax researchers, the authors of the classic A
Course in GB Syntax, Howard Lasnik and Juan Uriagereka.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 063119987X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 312
Prices: U.S. $ 74.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631199888
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 312
Prices: U.S. $ 39.95