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SPLAB Living Room for Tuesday, May 15: No Lack of Ghosts 7P

Paranomasia has nothing to do with a lack of ghosts.  Rather, it comes from Greek, meaning word-shunting, and refers to the deliberate exploitation of words to achieve multiple meanings, ambiguities, humor, etc. (i.e., punning; i.e. cummings) — a way of … Continue reading

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