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  • Or again, by ambiguity of meaning, as parocheken de pleo nux, where the word pleo is ambiguous.

    Poetics

  • Those of us who do sometimes like it call it pleo­nasm: “the using of more words than are required to give the sense intended … often resorted to deliberately for rhetorical effect,” as H.W. Fowler’s Modern English Usage explains this term.

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  • Today is Yom Kippur, so Happy YK to any Jews out there--of course, we know there aren't any on pleo.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • Or (5) by the assumption of an equivocal term, as in _parocheken de pleo nux_, where

    Poetics. English

  • Sometime in 2008, hopefully fairly early, Ugobe will release software changes as free downloads to folks who already own a Pleo which will allow the Pleo to become much more adaptive, responsive and able to truly evolve his personality over time. wrote a piece about the dawning age of designer life forms and featuring speculation about the pleo itself.

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