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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: English Historical Linguistics 2006
Edited By: Marina Dossena
Richard Dury
Maurizio Gotti
Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 295-297

These three volumes contain selections of revised papers, originally
presented at the 14th International Conference on English Historical
Linguistics (ICEHL, Bergamo 2006). The volumes focus, respectively, on
syntax and morphology, lexis and semantics, and geo-historical variation.
The papers, selected through a process of peer-reviewing, bear witness to
the scope and quality of research in the field of English historical

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9789027248138
Prices: Europe EURO 325.00
U.S. $ 488.00