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List of Folk Etymologies in English, Folk Etymologies List

List of Folk Etymologies in English, Folk Etymologies List One of the funniest and most fascinating aspects of etymology (word history) is folk etymology. Folk etymology isn’t real etymology, which is determined by rules of language change over time; it does … Continue reading

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List of Funniest words in English, Funny Words List

List of Funniest words in English, Funny Words List Abibliophobia The fear of running out of reading material. Absquatulate To leave or abscond with something. Allegator Some who alleges. Anencephalous Lacking a brain. Argle-bargle A loud row or quarrel. Batrachomyomachy … Continue reading

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List of Paraprosdokians, Paraprosdokians List

List of Paraprosdokians, Paraprosdokians List What are Paraprosdokians? Paraprosdokian is not an Armenian writer or football coach but a figure of speech characterized by an abrupt change of direction at the end. It is a phrase that intentionally leads us down … Continue reading

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