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It's Been Said Before

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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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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:   40 / 1
Date: March 2004
Table of Contents: Head-final effects and the nature of modification
by Jose Luis Gonzalez Escribano
pp 1-43

A feature-checking analysis of Japanese scrambling
by Tomoko Kawamura
pp 45-68

Determiner agreement and noun conjunction
by Tracy Holloway King, Mary Dalrymple
pp 69-104

Why education needs linguistics (and vice versa)
by Richard A. Hudson
pp 105-130

Any questions left? Review of Ginzburg and Sag's Interrogative investigations
reviewed by Jean-Pierre Koenig
pp 131-148

Elena Anagnostopoulou, The syntax of ditransitives: evidence from clitics (Studies in Generative Grammar 54). Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 2003. Pp. xiv+379.
reviewed by Cedric Boeckx
pp 149-153

Mark Baltin and Chris Collins (eds.), The handbook of contemporary syntactic theory. Malden, MA and Oxford: Blackwell, 2001. Pp. xii+860.
reviewed by Eric Haeberli
pp 154-160

Paul Boucher (ed.), Many morphologies. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, 2002. Pp. xv+267.
reviewed by Rochelle Lieber
pp 160-164

Joao Costa (ed.), Portuguese syntax: new comparative studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. Pp. 304.
reviewed by Acrisio M. Pires
pp 164-169

Anthony R. Davis, Linking by types in the hierarchical lexicon (Studies in Constraint-Based Lexicalism). Stanford, CA: CSLI Publications, 2001. Pp. viii+312.
reviewed by Alex Alsina
pp 170-172

Caroline F‚ry and Ruben van de Vijver (eds.), The syllable in Optimality Theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. ix+415.
reviewed by Tracy Alan Hall
pp 172-181

Stephen C. Levinson, Presumptive meanings: the theory of generalized conversational implicature. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000. Pp. xxiii+480.
reviewed by Robyn Carston
pp 181-186

Angela Marcantonio, The Uralic language family: facts, myths and statistics (Publications of the Philological Society 35). Oxford and Boston, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 2002. Pp. xxiii+335.
reviewed by Janne Saarikivi
pp 187-191

Deborah Schiffrin, Deborah Tannen and Heidi E. Hamilton (eds.), The handbook of discourse analysis (Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics). Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2001. Pp. xx+851.
reviewed by Steve Nicolle
pp 192-198

Jae Jung Song, Linguistic typology: morphology and syntax (Longman Linguistics Library). Harlow: Longman, 2001. Pp. xix+406.
reviewed by Dunstan Brown
pp 198-200

Marina Vigrio, The prosodic word in European Portuguese (Interface Explorations 6). Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 2003. Pp. xvi+440.
reviewed by Pilar Prieto
pp 200-205

Yoad Winter, Flexibility principles in Boolean semantics: the interpretation of coordination, plurality and scope in natural language. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2001. Pp. x+297.
reviewed by Roberto Zamparelli
pp 205-213

Moira Yip, Tone (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. xxxiv+341.
reviewed by Scott Myers
pp 213-215

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
LL Issue: 15.934