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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: C.K. Ogden and Linguistics
Written By: C.K. Ogden

This 5-volume set (2100 pages) is a collection of C. K. Ogden's writings ranging over semantics, semiotics, psychology of language, lexicography, prosody, and Ogden's contribution to universal language--the 850-word system of Basic English. The set spans 1911 to 1952 and includes a critical edition of The Meaning of Meaning and a previously unpublished manuscript. The final volume is devoted to critical reaction, commentaries, and sequels to Ogden's writings from Bertrand Russell (1923) to John Paul Russo (1989).

Publication Year: 1994
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
History of Linguistics
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