Mariah (halrenna) wrote in thequestionclub,
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What is that word?

TQC, will you help me remember a word?

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 long time ago Webster Online sent me a word of the day (I love it, what can I say?) that was the name for when people only give off part of an expression. For example:

When in Rome...

Even a broken clock...

Speak of the devil...


Leaving off the end of the quote because, well, everyone knows it and such. Anyway, there's a word for when people do this and it's driving me crazy trying to remember it!

Do you know it?
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