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.


  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!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

<span>%d</span> bloggers like this: