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#199463 - 04/28/11 10:41 AM Verblink
Is there a word for the linguistic figure of speech in which a verb is used that is linked to or descriptive of the subject? For example, "prices of Southwest Airlines stock soared today, while GM's drove off a cliff". I have coined a term for it: verblink.
#199466 - 04/28/11 11:00 AM Re: Verblink [Re: dudders310]
Loc: Land of the Flat Water
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----please, draw me a sheep----
#199475 - 04/29/11 01:05 AM Re: Verblink [Re: dudders310]
Loc: British Columbia, Canada
Sounds like it could be a fun game. Kind of like Tom Swifties.
#199476 - 04/29/11 05:02 AM Re: Verblink [Re: Zed]
Police Dept. Team Locks Up Playoff Spot;
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