[ExI] wordplay for a tuesday morning
dan_ust at yahoo.com
Tue Sep 30 20:53:04 UTC 2014
Ever since I first read it, I've liked:
"I'm not a real Modo; I'm only a Quasimodo."
How about rescuing certain words from tight couplings to others? For instance, whenever someone says "travesty," it's almost always coupled with "of justice," no? Well, use it in other words to break the couple. There's nothing wrong with "travesty of logical argument" or "travesty of a good date." Ditto for "abject" and many other words.
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