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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: The Transformation of Capitalist Society
Written By: Zellig S Harris

With the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union,
there is a widespread assumption that capitalism is triumphant and
immutable. It is now necessary for scholars to assess the strengths and
weaknesses of capitalism, and the emerging processes that are transforming
it. In The Transformation of Capitalist Society, Harris presents a
compelling interpretation of the self-transformative capacities of
capitalism. He argues that economic democracy and employee ownership and
control are viable, socio-economic strategies of the transformation of
capitalist societies. This book provides a valuable historical, economic,
and sociological analysis of changes in the capitalist system. Although
this book is not about linguistics or language, it is of interest to
linguists (aside from its intrinsic interest to anyone) because of its
author's role in the development of a science of language.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0847684113
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Pages: 256
Prices: U.S. $ 87

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0847684121
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Pages: 256
Prices: U.S. $ 28.95