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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: From Conceptual Metaphor Theory to Cognitive Ethnolinguistics
Subtitle: Patterns of Imagery in Language
Edited By: Marek Kuzniak
Agnieszka Libura
Michal Szawerna
Series Title: Series: Studies in Language, Culture and Society - Volume 3

The origins of this volume lie in the international conference Cognitive Linguistics in the Year 2012, convened by the Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association. The proceedings of the conference revolved around three major thematic areas: metaphorical and metonymic underpinnings of meaning in language and beyond, prototypical and gradual phenomena pertaining to linguistic categorization across the lexicogrammatical continuum, and the need for advancing theoretical tools. These recurring themes are reflected in the three-part structure of this volume, with contributions from nearly two dozen researchers exploring a broad array of linguistic as well as non-linguistic data.

Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Cognitive Science
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783631627808
Pages: 276
Prices: U.S. $ 72.95
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Europe EURO 56.00