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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: Fragments: Studies in Ellipsis and Gapping
Edited By: Abbas Benmamoun
Shalom Lappin

This volume contains essays on ellipsis -- the omission of understood words from a sentence -- and the closely related phenomena of gapping. This volume presents work by leading researchers on syntactic, semantic and computational aspects of ellipsis. The chapters bring together a variety of theoretical perspectives and examine a range of cross-linguistic phenomena involving ellipsis in Japanese, Arabic, Hebrew, and in English. This volume will be of interest to syntacticians, semanticists, computational linguists, and cognitive scientists.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0195123026
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 320pp
Prices: $60.00