Friday, November 8, 2013

10 figures of speech illustrated by Monty Python [Video]

Paradiastole, Epanorthosis, Syncatabasis, Grandiloquence, Pleonasm, Synonymia, Auxesis & Meiosis, Paralipsis, Paraprosdokian, and Apheresis/Apocope/Syncope - if you can't pronounce any of them, let alone know what it means, you ought to watch this video! Enjoy the weekend with some Monty Python and learn about the ancient Greek & Roman art of rhetoric.