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  • n  inversion in the second of two parallel phrases
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  • Word Watch: JFK's Famous Parallel Phrases
    As we observe the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's death this month, many historians are analyzing his charisma. But linguists are more interested in his chiasmus.        
    Nov. 9, 2013 - Hartford Courant

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