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  • figure of rhetoric exemplified by the phrase "he missed the train, and his mother"

    October 4, 2007

  • it's actually zeugma, sorry!

    October 4, 2007

  • Why would I include "zeugma" in a list called "FAKE words, meant to be amusing"?


    October 5, 2007

  • Don't know, sionnach, but maybe sarra didn't find the word by looking at your list...? Just a thought.

    October 5, 2007

  • sorry again! I did see the other entries, whose humour I understood — and yes, I didn't see them in your list. Zug is a new one on me (though vague memories of German words to do with travelling). Off to request a feature to make word-inclusion-in-lists more obvious!

    October 5, 2007