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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: Sentential Negation in French
Written By: Paul Rowlett

This is the first full-length study of sentential negation phenomena in French. Paul Rowlett assesses, from a generative perspective, the respective contribution made to the expression of clausal polarity by ne, pas, and elements such as jamais and personne. His conclusions have far-reaching implications, leading to the controversial hypothesis that, despite widespread belief, French is not a negative concord language.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Subject Language(s): French
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0195125916
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256 p
Prices: $29.95

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 019511924X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256 p
Prices: $75.00