Friday, June 4, 2010

Fabulously Fun Friday ~ Write a Sentence that Illustrates a Redundancy



So what's your sentence?
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13 comments:

  1. Carrie selected two plants which were both alike, small in size and yet absolutely essential for her flower garden. :)

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  2. For the life of me, I can't think of a redundant sentence--like *really!*--I can't think of a thing to say!

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  3. I hope he got extra brownie points for creativity!

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  4. I pointed and watched as the short woman huffed off toward the petite section to attempt to find a chartreuse blouse in her size.

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  5. "He knew he didn't know what he didn't know, but knowing he didn't know it didn't mean he didn't need it and he knew he needed it more than he needed to know it."

    Hmmm, perhaps this is more of a tongue-twister with repetition and alliteration than it is a sentence demonstrating redundancy. Oh well, it was fun anyway! But it's inspired me to post a challenge of my own. :)

    http://perspectives.rea-hedrick.com/2010/06/04/scribbling-for-the-sound-of-it/

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  6. John, if we were giving awards for tongue twisters, you'd get it! That's hilarious!

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  7. I will refer back to the newspaper article.

    (Short but redundant!)

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  8. Love this! Will have to give it some thought:)

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  9. Thanks, Linda! And thank you also for your kind words on my "guys" in fiction blog post.

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  10. Dialogue tags are ripe for redundancy because of their wordiness. :-D

    "What were you doing out all night?" Margery wanted to know.

    "Do you really want an answer?" Kyle questioned.

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  11. SO funny.

    She pulled out the piping hot cake out of the oven.

    (woo, 2 redundancies!)

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  12. He tripped over his words and admitted that he didn't know what he was saying, but he knew what he'd meant.

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