Word of the day

Pleonasm – the use of more words than necesary to express an idea; a superfluous word or phrase; redundancy.

2 Responses to Word of the day

  1. pdm says:

    Peter, why use 5 words when you can use 25, Montgomery would be a classic example.

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  2. Paul Tremewan says:

    Just back from the Ashes test in Melbourne, to which I went with ex Chairman of NZ Cricket, Peter McDermott. He says that his one unfulfilled wish while Chairman of NZCC, was when interviewed by PJ Montgomerie with for the customary two and a half minute, ‘question/opinion/comment’ from PJM…
    Peter McD was ready to say: ‘Sorry Peter, can you repeat the question…!!’
    Would have been brilliant!

    Happy New Year to all Ele’s readers, by the way!

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