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Am I a living eponym? #207524
10/05/12 02:19 AM 10/05/12 02:19 AM
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 1 leoleo OP
My story, short form, can be found at www.imzilch.com titled zilch.
Re: Am I a living eponym? [Re: leoleo] #207787
10/26/12 01:16 PM 10/26/12 01:16 PM
Joined: Oct 2010
London, UK A C Bowden
Here is more about the etymology of zilch:
It is stated that "Zilch is an actual German surname of Slavic origin".
Re: Am I a living eponym? [Re: leoleo] #210637
04/26/13 09:14 AM 04/26/13 09:14 AM
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 3 zkwaywow
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.
Last edited by Jackie; 04/26/13 07:07 PM.
Re: Getting back to eponyms [Re: leoleo] #216979
06/09/14 06:00 AM 06/09/14 06:00 AM
Joined: Dec 2008
Victoria, Australia Bazr
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).
live in the moment
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