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Are all animals right or left handed?

Max Atkinson

So the obvious question is whether or not this is 'normal' and, more generally, ar e all cats and other animals right or left-handed/pawed

Rhetorical Devices: Anadiplosis

Manner of Speaking

This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device : Anadiplosis. Origin : From the Greek ??????????? Effect: Repetition of the words adds rhythm and cadence. The repeated words are emphasized. Anadiplosis often builds in intensity to a climax. Fear leads to anger.

NORWALK HOUR: Good newspaper news in CT

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Finally some good news on the newspaper front.    The terms and conditions are rosy for employees, although they may not be all they want.

Observational Humor — Case Study #77

Humor Power

Here is another Observational Humor monologue and an analysis of what makes the humor work. THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened during the meeting before the monologue was delivered.). The theme for the meeting was Political Caucus. A member presented an impromptu speech loaded with innuendo. Gordon is bi-lingual. THE MONOLOGUE.

AOL/Starboard Value Flap: No safe harbour in media jobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not that jobs in media were ever secure.  That's exactly what could happen if hedge fund Starboard Value gets its way at AOL.