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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: Language Planning in Local Contexts
Edited By: Anthony J. Liddicoat
Richard B. Baldauf Jr.
Series Title: Language Planning and Policy

Language problems potentially exist at all levels of human activity,
including the local contexts of communities and institutions. This volume
examines the ways in which language planning works as a local activity in a
wide variety of contexts around the world and dealing with a wide range of
language planning issues.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1847690637
ISBN-13: 9781847690630
Pages: 290
Prices: U.K. £ 39.95
U.S. $ 79.95