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#122153 - 02/05/04 10:26 AM anacoluthon
Date: Tue Dec 16 00:03:11 EST 1997
an.a.co.lu.thon n. A want of grammatical sequence or coherence in a sentence; an instance of a change of construction in a sentence so that the latter part does not syntactically correspond with the first part.
Herge, Explorers on the Moon, 1954, p. 176
Captain Haddock: "Blistering barnacles, this is a serious
interrogation! In other words, anacoluthons, you keep out of it."
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