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6 Brilliant and Surprising Groucho Marx Quotes

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I’ve been missing my ex constantly… but my aim is getting better. 😄🎯 Did you know there is a word for sayings with an unexpected or surprise twist? The word in question is ‘paraprosdokian’, and it comes from the Greek words; para (beyond) and prosdokia (expectation). As a bit of fun for this week’s #WordsmithWednesday, […]

10 People Whose Names Perfectly Match Their Job

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‘I wandered lonely as a cloud’ – William Wordsworth He may have famously penned a poem about daffodils and waxed lyrical about wandering ‘lonely as a cloud’, but William Wordsworth was definitely not alone in one thing. Something that made him stand out from the crowd. Yep. His name was an aptronym. Aptro what? An […]

Copywriting and the Art of Zen

There is an old Buddhist quote that says: ‘When you meet a swordsman, draw your sword. Do not recite poetry to one who is not a poet’. It is a quote popularised by Robert Greene in his excellent book The 48 Laws of Power. And while it rings true in warfare, i.e. always know who […]