Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?
It’s surprising that heteronyms don’t cause more confusion than they do.
Credit to the Phrase Finder website for much of the information on this topic. I love words, and one of the great …
Ever thought about words like backbreaking, nail-biting, toe-tapping? Well, I have!
A paraprosdokian (from the Greek meaning “beyond expectation”‘) is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to reframe or reinterpret the first part. Here are a few good ones…..