Thursday, October 07, 2004

New Word: metonymy

A figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated, as in the use of Washington for the United States government or of the sword for military power.

Make a sentence:
I wonder if North Korea is a good metonomy for Ngee Ann, or would it be too insulting to the Koreans...


Blogger Lam's Creation said...

This one is too deep for my shallow mind ... where's the correlation ?

11:16 AM  
Blogger calm one said...

I don't think I want to explain. I want to get into too much trouble with the administration while I'm here at NP =)

7:00 PM  

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