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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: The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Typology
Edited By: Jae Jung Song
Series Title: Oxford Handbooks

This book provides a critical state-of-the-art overview of work in
linguistic typology. It examines the directions and challenges of current
research and shows how these reflect and inform work on the development of
linguistic theory.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Typology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0199281254
ISBN-13: 9780199281251
Pages: 704
Prices: U.K. £ 85.00