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Heads I win

Heads I win, tails you lose, to the never mind, When to draw the line. — Draw The Line, Aerosmith The rhetorical device, or Greek figure of speech, is autophasia.  Autophasia is extremely similar to a catch 22, where either way, you’re … Continue reading

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Begin to lie

The moment a man talks to his fellows he begins to lie. –Hilaire Belloc The Greek figure, or rhetorical device, at play is autophasia, can’t not talk, thereby falling victim to the fate of lying.  And, maybe the author is lying when he says … Continue reading

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Getting into semantics here

We are getting into semantics, again. If we use words, there is a grave danger they will be misinterpreted. -H.R. Haldeman The Greek figure and/or rhetorical device is catch 22, as the there is no way to not use words. … Continue reading

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All men are frauds

All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it.  -H.L. Mencken The Greek figure and/or rhetorical device is autophasia (autophagia) because of the conflict that occurs. Quotes – Lies Quotes Click … Continue reading

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People want economy

People want economy and they will pay any price to get it. -Lee Iacocca The Greek figure and/or rhetorical device is autophasia (autophagia) because of the conflict that occurs. ExplainThisBS.blogspot.com & QuotesFamous.wordpress.com weren’t the source for this quote, but could have been? Click … Continue reading

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Overnight Successes…not

Most overnight successes have 1 thing in common: Years of hard work before that single night.

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