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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: Semantic Interpretation and the Resolution of Ambiguity
Written By: Graeme Hirst
Series Title: Studies in Natural Language Processing

In this particularly well written volume Graeme Hirst presents a
theoretically motivated foundation for semantic interpretation (conceptual
analysis) by computer, and shows how this framework facilitates the
resolution of both lexical and syntactic ambiguities.

Publication Year: 1992
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 052142898X
ISBN-13: 9780521428989
Pages: 277
Prices: U.S. $ 39.99