Sunday, March 23, 2014

My Dictionaries Word of the Day: DITTOGRAPH

DITTOGRAPH (noun)

In writing or typing, perhaps your secretary has unintentionally repeated a letter or a a word (as I have just done). The repeated element is a dittograph.



from The Grand Panjandrum: And 1,999 Other Rare, Useful, and Delightful Words and Expressions by J. N. Hook

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