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“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” — Howard Thurman
I have just returned to Geneva from a speaking engagement at the Toastmasters International Convention in Washington, D.C. (More about that in a future post.) At some point during the eight-hour flight across the Atlantic Ocean, this blog hit another … Continue reading
“Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.” — Maya Angelou
This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device: Syllepsis Origin: From the Greek σύλληψις (sillipsis) meaning to take together. In plain English: When one word–often a verb–is used … Continue reading