11 June 2006   0 comments   Misc. links

Mind That Age!

This blog post is 12 years old! Most likely, its content is outdated. Especially if it's technical.

Pleonasm is one of the "hardest" words I know. I learnt it when I lived in France as a french word and then I took for granted that it was called the same in English. I couldn't find the word in the dictionary until today:

pleonasm \PLEE-uh-naz-uhm\, noun: 1. The use of more words than are necessary to express an idea; as, "I saw it with my own eyes."
2. An instance or example of pleonasm.
3. A superfluous word or expression.

So it does exist in English. Cool. Remember the word now :)


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