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It's Been Said Before

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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: Language Planning and Policy in Europe Volume 2
Subtitle: The Czech Republic, The European Union and Northern Ireland
Edited By: Richard B. Baldauf Jr.
Robert B. Kaplan
Series Title: Language Planning and Policy

This volume covers the language situation in the Czech Republic, European
Union and Northern Ireland explaining the linguistic diversity, the
historical and political contexts and the current language situation -
including language-in-education planning, the role of the media, the role
of religion, and the roles of non-indigenous languages. The authors are
indigenous and/or have been participants in the language planning context.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853598135
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 314
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U.K. £ 34.95
Canada $ 74.95