- n. Plural form of snowclone.
“The "phrases for lazy writers kit" was dubbed "snowclones" by Glenn Whitman at Agoraphilia link.”
“The term "snowclones" was coined 3 seconds before 10:57 p.m., January 15, 2004, in Northridge, California.”
“One of my favourite long-running themes is spotting what Language Log have called 'snowclones'.”
“They're actually all "snowclones," a term coined by economist Glen Whitman, who was punning on the syrup-flavored shaved ice snowcone, says Paul McFedries in”
“Connoisseurs of those phrasal templates known as snowclones may recognize the headline from The Age ( "Swine flu is the new ...”
“And here is some discussion of snowclones in the particular context of welcoming our new * overlords. trackback”
“I for one welcome any opportunity to revisit the topic of snowclones. on 15 Jul 2007 at 2:37 pm3St. Frank”
“Or perhaps this: “The ironic use of snowclones was amusing for a while, but by the fourth comment, not so much.” on 17 Jul 2007 at 4:53 pm5Jay Czarnecki”
“For instance, Category One snowclones are not dangerous and generally reach no further than the speech of unimaginative mouth-breathers and bloggers.”
“Language Log is a great resource; Its history of covering the "many words for snow" myth that gave snowclones their name is well documented.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘snowclones’.
these were collected recently
mostly from Chambers and some
from Collins dictionaries.
Yep, I have to separate them now. These are words relating to the internet, computers and related stuff.
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