Posted By: leoleo
Am I a living eponym? - 10/05/12 02:19 AM
My story, short form, can be found at www.imzilch.com
Posted By: A C Bowden
Re: Am I a living eponym? - 10/26/12 01:16 PM
Here is more about the etymology of zilch
It is stated that "Zilch is an actual German surname of Slavic origin".
Posted By: zkwaywow
Re: Am I a living eponym? - 04/26/13 09:14 AM
That's great,I agree with your thought.All things are difficult before they are easy.
Living without an aim is like sailing without a compass.
Edited by Jackie to delete commercial link.
Posted By: Bazr
Re: Getting back to eponyms - 06/09/14 06:00 AM
This is an example of an eponym. It is also rhyming slang - Mae West = Vest
Mae West [mā' wĕst'] – “a type of inflatable life jacket.” Named for buxom U.S. film star Mae West (1892-1980).http://www.dailywritingtips.com/30-words-inspired-by-29-people-and-an-elephant/