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Aunties power point ECMM

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Aunties power point ECMM

  1. 1.  Take a chill pill instead of calm down –  Man, the acorn doesn’t fall to far from the tree –  "All at once he was alone in this noisy hive with no place to roost."
  2. 2.  Oxford defines Euphemism to be the substitute of a mild, indirect, or vague expression for one thought to be offensive, harsh, or blunt.
  3. 3.  Euphemism for the most part refers to taboo topics such as: Disability, sex, excretion, and death.  The opposite of euphemism would be dysphemism, which is an expression with connotations that are offensive to either the audience or the subject at hand.
  4. 4.  Soft Expressions using: 1. Ethnic cleansing instead of genocide. 2. On the streets instead of homeless 3. Differently able instead of handicapped 4. Passed away instead of died
  5. 5.  To Be polite using: 1. Breaking wind instead of passing gas 2. Big boned instead of over weight or fat 3. Talking about the birds and the bees instead of talking about sex.
  6. 6.  To be impolite using: 1. Take a chill pill instead of go calm down 2. Go play in traffic instead of die 3. Press the devils doorbell instead of giving someone the finger
  7. 7.  Clichés are expressions, ideas, or elements of an artistic work which has become overused to the point of losing its original meaning or effect, even to the point of being trite or irritating.
  8. 8.  Describing people 1. Penny Pincher 2. Milk it 3. All dressed up and no where to go 4. After my own heart 5. Without a care in the world 6. Brave as a lion
  9. 9.  It didn’t take a genius to figure that one out!  The acorn doesn’t fall to far from the tree.  Monkey business
  10. 10.  Containing to life, Love and Emotions 1. Opposites attract 2. All’s well that ends well 3. Haste makes waste 4. Time heals all wounds 5. When you have lemons, make lemonade
  11. 11.  A succession of incongruous or ludicrous comparisons .  Or when two or more metaphors are jumbled together, often illogically, saying these comparisons are “mixed”
  12. 12.  Mr. Speaker, I smell a rat. I see him floating in the air. But mark me, sir, I will nip him in the bud. › The two jumbled metaphors are “I smell a rat”, and “I will nip him in the bud”
  13. 13.  “Lets put off the decision, and don’t burn your bridges.”  “You’re not the sharpest enchilada in the drawer.”  Wake up! And smell the coffee
  14. 14.  You stick out like a sore thumbs, I can’t with you.  "Federal Judge Susan Webber Wright stepped up to the plate and called a foul."

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