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#207524 - 10/05/12 02:19 AM Am I a living eponym? Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 1 leoleo
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My story, short form, can be found at www.imzilch.com titled zilch.
#207787 - 10/26/12 01:16 PM Re: Am I a living eponym? [Re: leoleo] Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 1,058 A C Bowden
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Here is more about the etymology of zilch:
It is stated that "Zilch is an actual German surname of Slavic origin".
#210637 - 04/26/13 09:14 AM Re: Am I a living eponym? [Re: leoleo] Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 3 zkwaywow
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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.
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#216979 - 06/09/14 06:00 AM Re: Getting back to eponyms [Re: leoleo] Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 287 Bazr
Joined: Dec 2008
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).
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