A sound, partly tympanitic, partly vesicular, obtained by percussing the lung cavity of an individual with pulmonary emphysema.
Yeezus, Simile, and Metaphor
If you know Kanye, you know the man likes to pronounce his greatness. He does it in a myriad of ways. In a past compulsively quotable interview in New York Times, he did it by likening himself to Steve Jobs: “I am undoubtedly, you know, Steve of Internet, downtown, fashion, culture.” On his album, he takes it a step further with a ditty titled “I Am …
Catchphrases That Have Seen Their 15 Minutes Of Fame
Often times, words and catchphrases surface in our culture. Many come from landmark news events, and, before you know it, that term is everywhere and firmly embedded in our collective conscience. Why do they strike such a chord? If there was a secret sauce to creating one of these memorable expressions, we’d all be copywriters. Let’s look at some buzzwords and catchphrases from the world …
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