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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: Facets of Linguistics
Subtitle: Proceedings of the 14th Norddeutsches Linguistisches Kolloquium 2013 in Halle an der Saale
Edited By: Anne Ammermann
Alexander Brock
Jana Pflaeging
Peter Schildhauer
Series Title: Series: Hallesche Sprach- und Textforschung - Volume 12

This volume aims to represent the breadth and depth of current linguistic research of predominantly young linguists and thus to produce a snapshot of topical linguistic issues and trends. Therefore, it presents papers from systemic linguistics next to ones on text linguistics, sociolinguistics and the didactics of language. The volume is based on talks given at the 14th Norddeutsches Linguistisches Kolloquium 2013 in Halle an der Saale. The book contains 14 contributions in English, and three in German.

Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783631629079
Pages: 250
Prices: U.S. $ 60.95
U.K. £ 37
Europe EURO 46.70