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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: Understanding Quotation
Edited By: Elke Brendel
Jörg Meibauer
Markus Steinbach
Series Title: Mouton Series in Pragmatics 7

Studies on the nature of quotation have become a topic of growing interest
among linguists and philosophers of language. What is the function and logical
status of quotations? How can an analysis of quotation help to develop a
general theory of the semantics-pragmatics interface? This volume is a
collection of original papers by leading researchers in the field on such issues
and related linguistic and philosophical aspects of quotations.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110240054
Pages: 333
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783110240085
Pages: 333
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95