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#199463 - 04/28/11 02:41 PM Verblink  
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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 03:00 PM Re: Verblink [Re: dudders310]  
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Carpal Tunnel
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#199475 - 04/29/11 05:05 AM Re: Verblink [Re: dudders310]  
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Sounds like it could be a fun game. Kind of like Tom Swifties.
and Welcome

#199476 - 04/29/11 09:02 AM Re: Verblink [Re: Zed]  
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