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Re: See you through the week...

Posted by Smokey Stover on March 22, 2008 at 15:24:

In Reply to: Re: See you through the week... posted by ESC on March 22, 2008 at 10:13:

: : What does the phrase if I don't see you through the week I'll see you through a window mean?

: I don't know. But that sounds creepy.

This is just a whimsical phrase meant to be funny (humorous). It uses a figure of speech called "zeugma," in which an apparently parallel use of a modifier or phrase actually is not parallel but results in an incongruity. Groucho Marx was a master of zeugma. (Did she leave in a taxi? No, she left in a huff.)
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