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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: Generative Perspectives on Language Acquisition: Empirical findings, theoretical considerations and crosslinguistic comparisons
Edited By: Harald Clahsen
Series Title: Language Acquisition and Language Disorders 14

Against the background of the proliferation of the various subdisciplines of language acquisition research over the past decades, this volume aims to enhance the existing but somewhat fragile links between language acquisition and theoretical linguistics. With regard to previous research, the book focuses on the acquisition of syntax and syntactic theory, specifically on Chomskyan Generative Grammar.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027224803
ISBN-13: N/A
Prices: USD 115.00
NLG 230.00
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1556197772
ISBN-13: N/A
Prices: U.S. $ 166