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Brand Names That Become Real Words

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  I’m amazed that there isn’t a word for this. It seems like there is a linguistic term for just …

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Basketball Idioms

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It’s time for March Madness to begin (that’s the NCAA basketball tournament for you non-sporty types), so I thought I’d talk a bit about how this sport has influenced everyday speech here in the U.S..

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What Is a Feghoot?

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Mark Rapacioli, Editor of Planet Relish E-zine says, “A feghoot isn’t just a short short story with a joke at the end. A Feghoot is a short short story that ends in a very groan-worthy pun.”

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