[Ads-l] "over a barrel of monkeys"

Marc Sacks msacksg at GMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 21 12:26:05 EDT 2019


My daughter called me to ask if there's a technical term for the sort of
phrase where one cliche ends at the beginning of another. I suppose it's a
sort of malaphor, but I wondered if there's a more precise name for it.

Thanks,
Marc Sacks

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