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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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Journal Title: Journal of Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   42 / 2
Date: 2006
Table of Contents: Trapped Morphology
by Alice C. Harris, Jan Terje Faarlund
pp 289-315

Proper Names and the Theory of Metaphor
by Lionel Wee
pp 355-371

A Note Regarding ‘On the power-law distribution of language family sizes’
by Laurie Bauer
pp 373-376

Biology and Language: a response to Everett (2005)
by David W Lightfoot
pp 377-383

Biology and Language: response to Anderson & Lightfoot
by Daniel L. Everett
pp 385-393

On a Post-syntactic Account of the Generic Middle Construction
reviewed by Kjartan Ottosson, Joan Maling
pp 423-437

Guglielmo Cinque & Richard S. Kayne (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Syntax. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. xii+977.
reviewed by Andrew Carnie
pp 444-452

Peter W. Culicover & Andrzej Nowak, Dynamical Grammar: minimalism, acquisition and change (Foundations of Syntax 2). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. xxii+324.
reviewed by Hans Van de Koot
pp 452-457

Nomi Erteschik-Shir & Tova Rapoport (eds.), The Syntax of Aspect: deriving thematic and aspectual interpretation (Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics 10). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. xx+309.
reviewed by Karen Zagona
pp 457-462

Bruce Hayes, Robert Kirchner & Donca Steriade (eds.), Phonetically Based Phonology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. viii+375.
reviewed by Marc van Oostendorp
pp 467-473

Raymond Hickey (ed.), Legacies of Colonial English: studies in transported dialects (Studies in English Language). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. xx+713.
reviewed by Claire Cowie
pp 473-478

Christopher Potts, The Logic of Conventional Implicatures (Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics 7). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. xii+246.
reviewed by pp 490-495

Bernhard Wälchli, Co-compounds and Natural Coordination. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. xviii+334.
reviewed by Laurie Bauer
pp 495-499

Case and Word Order in Lithuanian
by Steven Franks, James E Lavine
pp 239-288

On Greek VSO Again!
by Anna Roussou
pp 317-354

Symptomatic Imperfections
reviewed by Ash Asudeh, Ida Toivonen
pp 395-422

Robert D. Borsley & Bob Morris Jones, Welsh Negation and Grammatical Theory. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2005. Pp. xiv+279.
reviewed by Henriëtte de Swart
pp 439-444

Elly van Gelderen, Grammaticalization as Economy (Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 71). Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2004. Pp. xiv+320.
reviewed by Anna Roussou
pp 462-466

Sharon Inkelas & Cheryl Zoll, Reduplication: doubling in morphology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. x+254.
reviewed by Eric Raimy
pp 478-486

Sverker Johansson, Origins of Language: constraints on hypotheses (Converging Evidence in Language and Communication Research 5). Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2005. Pp. xi+345.
reviewed by Maggie Tallerman
pp 486-490

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Greek, Modern
LL Issue: 17.2617