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- n. Words or phrases which sound the same as another word or phrase. Example would be 'I scream' and 'ice cream' or, the way the letters 'ICQ' play on the words 'I seek you'.
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It is here that wordplay itself could be seen to do the work of philosophy — where, for instance, to put it directly in terms of Agamben's triangularion of voice, death, and negativity, the ricochets of language can themselves remind us (via oronym and metalinguistic irony) that "never say die" is possible only for those who "never said I."
(Scherif Ibn-Idris.) — In vertice ejus montis infigne templum (Hie - oronym.) non ibi eflet Templum, fed montcm uti factum in honore eiflet Gentibus.
Byronic rhyme, for such a four-word monosyllabic liaison — this unwieldy oronym — yet it is strongly urged upon the ear by the otherwise jolting truncation, syllabic and grammatical both, of the echoic "as we!" [