Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?
This poster does a clever job of showing (rather than telling) how easily redundancy can slip into our writing.
Scesis Onomaton, pronounced SKEE-sis uh-NO-muh-tahn, is a rhetorical device used to emphasize a point — often facetiously — by repeating the same idea in different words. For example:
In our previous two discussions of redundancy, we covered tautology, which is using different words to say the same …