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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: Language and Culture
Subtitle: Global Flows and Local Complexity
Written By: Karen Risager
Series Title: Language and Intercultural Communication and Education

The book presents a new theory of the relationship between language and
culture in a transnational and global perspective. The fundamental view is
that languages spread across cultures, and cultures spread across
languages, or in other words, that linguistic and cultural practices flow
through social networks in the world along partially different paths and
across national structures and communities.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853598593
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 232
Prices: U.K. £ 59.95
U.S. $ 99.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853598585
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 232
Prices: U.S. $ 44.95
U.K. £ 24.95