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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 Book of Middle English, Second Edition
Written By: J. A Burrow
Thorlac Turville-Petre

In the short time since its first publication, this book has already gone a long way towards establishing itself as the standard text in the field. This new and revised edition takes account of suggestions and comments from reviewers and from those who have used the book all over the world.

Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English, Middle
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631193537
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 392
Prices: U.S. $ 36.95
U.K. £ 19.99