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It's Been Said Before

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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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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: Sociophonetics
Subtitle: An Introduction
Written By: Erik R. Thomas

This comprehensive introduction discusses detailed methods of analyzing consonants, vowels, prosody and voice quality. Extensively illustrated, and with a focus on language variation, it provides explanations for conducting acoustic analyses and perception experiments and covers a variety of theoretical approaches.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0230224563
ISBN-13: 9780230224568
Pages: 376
Prices: U.K. £ 22.99

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0230224555
ISBN-13: 9780230224551
Pages: 376
Prices: U.K. £ 65.00