The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.1240 Friday, 20 June 2003
Date: Thursday, 19 Jun 2003 10:39:00 EDT
Subject: 14.1214 Re: Funeral Elegye
Comment: Re: SHK 14.1214 Re: Funeral Elegye
>I got introduced to that kind of thing in the air force (US)
>years before that and thought the guy using
>similar terms (e.g., "in-goddam-credible,"
>invented the mode. I thought he was absolutely brilliant. He
>fact, a bright fellow. I wonder who did invent it.
Forgive me if I've missed a post suggesting this kind of expression is,
I believe, an example of the rhetorical figure called tmesis.
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