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Adianoeta

Adianoeta: An expression that, in addition to an obvious meaning, carries a second, subtle meaning (often at variance with the ostensible meaning).

Isn’t it… 117 more words

Rhetoric

The Well

I had a friend named Gabriel back in late elementary and middle school. He was obsessed with Sparta and knew the answer to any question about it you could think of. 295 more words

Misc.

Symbol

A symbol is a word or a phrase signifying an object or event that, in turn, refers to something beyond itself.  A symbol represents an abstract idea by way of association, resemblance, or convention.   45 more words

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Adnominatio

Adnominatio (ad-no-mi-na’-ti-o): 1. A synonym for paronomasia .  2. A synonym for polyptoton.  3. Assigning to a proper name its literal or homophonic meaning. 72 more words

Rhetoric

9/11 Destroyed America by Paul Craig Roberts

The organization, under the direction of Mary Sue, employed – and actually had employed earlier than I returned from southern Africa – employed several professional intelligence agents who had long and successful professional backgrounds, and they looked into this matter for us, and the results of their activities – although still in progress – have told us all that we needed to know with regard to any enemy we had on this planet. 506 more words

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101 Inflation

We all hear talking about inflation, but how does it really work?

It is define as the rate of change of prices, and the change can be more or less… 422 more words

Economy

The importance of listening to communities for definitions

I don’t usually swear on here, but as a bisexual person, it irritates the f*ck out of me when I read the “definition” for bisexual as being “sexually attracted to both men and women.” It irritates me because then people will tell bi people like me that that’s true, and that what we define bisexuality as is not valid. 240 more words