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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: Corpus Linguistics
Subtitle: An International Handbook
Edited By: Anke Lüdeling
Merja Kytö
Series Title: Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 29/2

This handbook provides an up-to-date survey of corpus linguistics. Spoken,
written, or multimodal corpora serve as the basis for quantitative and
qualitative research on many questions of linguistic interest.

The volume comprises 61 articles by internationally renowned experts. They
sketch the history of corpus linguistics and its relationship with
neighboring disciplines, show its potential, discuss its problems, and
describe various methods of collecting, annotating, and searching corpora,
as well as processing corpus data.

Key features:
*up-to-date and complete handbook
*includes both an overview and detailed discussions
*gathers together a great number of experts

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110213881
Pages: 577
Prices: Europe EURO 255.00
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110207330
Pages: 577
Prices: Europe EURO 228.00

Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110213881
Pages: 577
Prices: U.S. $ 319.00
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110207330
Pages: 577
Prices: U.S. $ 319.00