Wednesday, 18 May 2016

#WordWednesday

zeugma - using a word with others so that it has a different sense with each one.

Here's a famous use of zeugma by Groucho Marx in Duck Soup (1933): "You can leave in a taxi. If you can't get a taxi, you can leave in a huff. If that's too soon, you can leave in a minute and a huff."


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