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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.

Academic Paper

Title: Später Spracherwerb
Author: Nora Wiedenmann
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Linguistic Field: Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics
Subject Language: German
Abstract: A corpus of about 180 cases of "Late First Language Acquisition" is shown--that does not mean Delayed Language Acquisition in any pathological sense, but the Late Acquisition of adults after their school time: completing the treasure trove of their words, expressions, and phrases, in spoken and written language
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: In: Sprache & Sprachen, 35, 33-44
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