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    Pleonasm

    I was reading/posting on another forum and this subject came up. Now I don't claim to have perfect grammar but there are some mistakes so obvious that they really do 'rub me up the wrong way'

    Wikipedia says:

    Pleonasm is the use of more words or word-parts than is necessary for clear expression: examples are black darkness, burning fire, digital download or redundant pleonasm
    Link 1: Pleonasm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    This site:

    Link 2: Pleonasms, Redundancies & Redundant Phrases has some good examples:

    1. Drop down
    2. LCD display
    3. Overused cliche
    4. Two equal halves
    2 really grinds my gears.

    The site also has links to:

    Link 3: Euphemism List

    Link 4: Oxymoron List

    Crossword fans: There is also a list of anagrams:

    Link 5: Anagram List
    Last edited by DaveP; 17th July 2010 at 06:30 PM.

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