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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: Prosodic Features and Prosodic Structure: The Phonology of Suprasegmentals
Written By: Anthony Fox

Fox's book, the first substantial overview on the subject in twenty years, presents an overall view of the nature of prosodic features of language--accent, stress, rhythm, tone, pitch, and intonation--and shows how these connect to sound systems and meaning.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0198237855
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 416 p
Prices: $99.00