Category Archives: Not Quite Quotes

Cliches, idioms, play on words, and other fun categories of language that exemplify persuasive elements.

Take me drunk

Take me drunk, I’m home. –Any American ever drunk The Greek figure and/or rhetorical device is anastrophe, as revealed by the switching of the word order. See and read about this quote and others at UKY.edu. Click a tag below … Continue reading

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Blind leading blind

The blind leading the blind. The Greek figure, or rhetorical device, is epanalepsis, because the blind is the first and last thought with words in between. See this quote and others at Quote/CounterQuote.com.  Interesting site.  Interesting slant on presenting and … Continue reading

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