Mainly because it is, as my annoying college roommate would term it, a tautology.
Mr. Poste observes in his note: The sophistic locus of tautology may be considered as a caricature of a dialectic locus.
The milk pails were on the fence twice, Lady Blue, that is tautology.
For the tautology; you have, with their vain mysterious art, twice repeated; magic charms can ne'er relieve you, three times.
If he had laboured with no other defect, had he the gift of tautology?
Say a repentant tenant—no, that sounds like tautology—say a remorseful tenant brought it to you.
He doth likewise the same thing, is a tautology characteristic of the writer: il fet meismes ceste chose, F.
A great deal of it is so absurd, trifling, and full of tautology that it requires no little patience to read much of it at a time.
There is certainly a great deal of verbiage and tautology about them.
And somebody says, 'Yes, that is tautology, that is saying the same thing twice over in different language.'
1570s, from Late Latin tautologia "representation of the same thing," from Greek tautologia, from tautologos "repeating what has been said," from tauto "the same" + -logos "saying," related to legein "to say" (see lecture (n.)).