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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 Planning and Policy in Latin America, Vol. 1
Subtitle: Ecuador, Mexico and Paraguay
Edited By: Richard B. Baldauf Jr.
Robert B. Kaplan
Series Title: Language Planning and Policy

This volume covers the language situation in Ecuador, Mexico and Paraguay,
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: 2007
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1847690068
ISBN-13: 9781847690067
Pages: 312
Prices: U.K. £ 39.95
U.S. $ 79.95