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#116233 - 11/22/03 09:33 PM Re: That site
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I'm a bit too occupied to look for it right now...

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#116234 - 11/22/03 10:09 PM Re: That site
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Dear max: One of the first words I learned was "Po".By being made to sit on one.
It was years before I learned that my mother had picked up
a few French words from a servant.
So you win the hand painted pot.


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#116235 - 11/22/03 10:09 PM Re: That site
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Dear max: One of the first words I learned was "Po".By being made to sit on one.
It was years before I learned that my mother had picked up
a few French words from a servant.
So you win the hand painted pot.


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#116236 - 11/23/03 10:54 AM Re: That site
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A po face is necessary

Interesting. That's not quite what the Forest says:

http://humanities.byu.edu/rhetoric/Figures/A/apophasis.htm

AHD4, on the other hand:

http://www.bartleby.com/61/7/A0370700.html

The Forest seems to think it's more of a slightly expanded form of paralipsis.

http://humanities.byu.edu/rhetoric/Figures/P/paralipsis.htm


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#116237 - 11/23/03 12:18 PM Re: That site
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Well Faldage, in my defence, I will say that I wouldn't know rhetoric if it jumped up and bit me, and so I just found the definition on the site that Dr Bill linked to. That's all this pair o' lips is saying on the matter.

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#116238 - 11/23/03 12:42 PM Re: That site
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Here's another site I found fun to browse:
http://www.earnestspeakers.com/figuresofspeech.html


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#116239 - 11/23/03 03:13 PM Re: What is apophasis?
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I hadn't seen the definition on Dr Bill's site; it didn't seem to work with my creaky Opera, so I went to Silva Rhetoricae and they seemed to disagree. I now, thanks to Internet Exploder, see that virtualsalt and the AHD agree with you. This leaves me in something of a quandry. I had always trusted Silva.


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#116240 - 11/23/03 04:11 PM Re: What is cataphasis?
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That is interesting. It also seems to be a road well-travelled here: http://snurl.com/347f

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#116241 - 11/23/03 04:28 PM Re: What is cataphasis?
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everything new is old again...


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