Wicker King (jtoomey) wrote,
Wicker King
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  • Music:

Zeugma!

I'd never known there was a word for this technique, a favorite of mine (quoting Neil Gaiman's journal):
Zeugma is a word for when you make a verb do several functions at the same time (eg. "I left in a foul mood and a black taxi").
See also: Toad the Wet Sprocket's Jam:
One more time he says goodnight
Turns out the door and off the light
Cursing low
As if she didn't know
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  • Never Forget

    January 31st, 2007

  • "The Seeker"?

    Hmmm. Be very, very afraid. (And I thought I was frightened before.) Was Over Sea, Under Stone deemed too dull for a crowd of 2007 children?

  • See Also

    Clicky to comic source. (I'd also find someone who could do a better job with the text.)

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