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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: Spelling Trouble?
Subtitle: Language, Ideology and the Reform of German Orthography
Written By: Sally Johnson

Spelling Trouble? explores the linguistic, cultural and political issues
underpinning the public disputes surrounding the 1996 reform of German
orthography. Sally Johnson’s book will be of interest to speakers and
students of German as well as sociolinguists with an interest in language
politics, language planning and language ideology.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853597856
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 216
Prices: U.S. $ 89.95
U.K. £ 49.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853597848
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 216
Prices: U.K. £ 19.95
U.S. $ 39.95